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FSF relaunches its free software directory

http://www.h-online.com

The site includes more than 6,500 free and open source software (FOSS) programs for users to download, run and share. According to the FSF, each entry in the Directory is individually checked and tested so that users can be assured that any program they find there "will be free software with free documentation and without proprietary software requirements".

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Mozilla Grant will help Wikipedia Support Video

http://www.pcworld.com

"The proliferation of standards-based video sharing and collaboration is set to take off with a $US100,000 grant from the Mozilla Foundation to fund the development of the Ogg Theora video codec and server-side streaming software.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 31 weeks ago
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mediawiki.el - Emacs mode for editting MediaWiki pages

http://www.openweblog.com

"...if you use Emacs and edit MediaWiki pages, check out mediawiki.el and let me know what you think. I'm especially interested in bug reports from anyone."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 34 weeks ago
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Free software is better for web pages

http://www.somgnu.org

"Despite the considerable advances that the free software has made in the last years in its «market share» in different fields in informatics, only in a few of this fields free software has the supremacy. One of these is the field of web servers.

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Created by can.axis 6 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 4 weeks ago
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Sun Wiki Publisher extension for OpenOffice.org shines

http://www.linux.com

Wikis are a great way to collaborate on text documents, but different wikis sometimes use incompatible wiki markup languages, and few wikis provide simple WYSIWYG editors to shorten the learning curve. Even for those fluent in wiki markup, using a word processor to create wiki content is often more convenient -- especially for publishing existing documents and for creating complex tables.

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Created by chimera 6 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 15 weeks ago
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Using a wiki for FOSS application documentation

http://www.linux.com

For a lot of programmers, writing an application is fun, but writing its manual is not. Adding new features, refining the product, and responding to users' input are all more rewarding than writing instructions on how to use the software. However, good documentation is necessary to have happy, informed users who can contribute meaningfully to future development.

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Created by docsmartz 6 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 16 weeks ago
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Free software and social networking

http://blog.jimmywales.com

"Today at Wikia we have released our social networking features for MediaWiki under the GNU GPL 2.0. [...] I think the whole wiki/free culture space is about to get a whole lot more interesting."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 26 weeks ago
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