Phoronix: The Roadmap To An Open-Source Launchpad

On July 22nd of 2008 we shared that the source-code to Launchpad.net would be released by Canonical within the next twelve months. Mark Shuttleworth had made this announcement during OSCON 2008. Not many details surrounding Canonical's plans for open-sourcing Launchpad have been published, but details are beginning to emerge...

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