Open Source Awards

By Deane Barker on January 4, 2004

The 2003 Editor’s Choice Awards in Open Source: Here’s a great survey of all that is good in the open source world. Movable Type made the list for Perl (even though it’s not technically open source), and I was surprised to see Ruby in there as a Perl alternative.

It does, however, prove a theory of mine: the adoption of a new language or software is directly proportional to the amount of shelf space it gets at the local Barnes and Noble. Ruby’s real estate has been increasing.