OS3G - Open Source, 3rd Generation

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Monday, October 03, 2005

CNRS joins ObjectWeb

The French National Center for Scientific Research (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CNRS) joins ObjectWeb. From the beginning, CNRS teams were actively involved in the work of the community, but CNRS itself was not a member of the consortium. The membership agreement between ObjectWeb and CNRS makes this involvement official and allows all CNRS laboratories to be more present in the evolution of the consortium.

Along with CEA (French Atomic Energy Commission), CNRS and INRIA recently acknowledged the importance of open source software by creating together an open source license, called Cecill , which is in conformance with French law, while perfectly suited to international projects.

More here.


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