Open source projects overview



Hi,
my question is not directly related to linux, but I didn't find an
appropriate group (please tell me, if you know one), and I think Linux
users might be most supportive.

I am impressed by the progress of projects like http://en.fon.com (Free
Wifi community), http://www.openstreetmap.org (Worldwide streetmap),
http://www.voxforge.org (data collection for speaker independent speech
recognition) and others.

Do you know a list of similar projects where a community of people
shares data or services that you usually have to pay for continuous or
expensive fees? Of course there ist sourceforge.net with a list of some
million opensource projects, but I'd like to participate in projects
that go beyond the development of software like the three examples
above.

Herbert

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