OSCON: SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards
On Thursday evening, July 24, the SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards were announced at a party thrown at the Jupiter Hotel.
The Community Choice Award winners were:
- Best Project for the Enterprise – OpenOffice.org
- Best Project for Gamers – XBMC
- Best Tool or Utility for Developers – Notepad++
- Best Project for Multimedia – VLC
- Most Likely to be the Next $1B Acquisition – phpMyAdmin
- Most Likely to Change the World – Linux
- Most Likely to be Ambiguously Accused of Patent Violation – Wine
- Most Likely to Get Users Sued – eMule
- Best New Project – Magento
- Best Tool or Utility for SysAdmins – phpMyAdmin
- Best Project for Education – OpenOffice.org
- Most Likely to Shut Down By a Government Agency – Wikileaks
- Best Project – OpenOffice.org
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