open source writers group

Open Source Projects

    The following is a list of Open Source projects that need people to work on the documentation. If you are interested in volunteering to help with one of these projects, email the contact person directly.

    If you are involved in the development of Open Source software, and you are looking to recruit people to work on the documentation for your project, please send a note with the project name, homepage, contact information, and a short description of the project and its documentation requirements. Your project will be announced on the OSWG mailing list and added to this list.

    GQ is a generic LDAP client. It is a GUI application that uses GTK.
    Midgard is a freely-available platform for creating powerful web applications.
    Aegis is a transaction-based software configuration management system.
    Ganymede is a team-oriented directory management system for networks.
    Universe is a turn-based space strategy game, similar to Master of Orion.
    FreeBSD is a Unix-like OS for Intel and Alpha platforms, with the source code freely available under the BSD license.
    eThreads provides highly customizable, threaded forum software for your website.
    GNOME stands for "GNU Network Object Model Environment". The GNOME project intends to build a complete, user-friendly desktop based entirely on free software.
    KDE is a powerful graphical desktop environment for Unix workstations. It combines ease of use, contemporary functionality and outstanding graphical design with the technological superiority of the Unix operating system.
GNU Project
    Project GNU, sponsored and supported by the Free Software Foundation, has been working on a free Unix-compatible operating system since the mid-1980s. Many of the results - Emacs, GDB, and GCC, for example - are in wide use today in free operating systems like GNU/Linux.
PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor
    PHP is an HTML-embedded scripting language. Much of its syntax is borrowed from C, Java, and Perl with a couple of PHP-specific features thrown in.
Linux Demo Day
    The Linux Demo Day Project is looking for people to help write press releases, etc.
Simple End-User Linux
    The end goal of the SEUL project is to have a comprehensive suite of high-quality applications available under the GPL.
GNU Electronic Design Automation
    The gEDA project is working on producing a full GPL'd suite of EDA tools to replace commercial tools.
    seul-edu is a group working on collecting free and open-source educational tools and resources, also working to fill the gaps where no free tools currently exist.
Mozilla Project - developer documentation
    The Mozilla Project is the central point of contact and community for those who are interested in using or improving the released source code for the Netscape Communicator web browser.
    WorldForge is a group of people working on developing a standard for online multiplayer RPG systems that are higher quality than even the best commercial offerings.
Z Object Publishing Environment (ZOPE)
    Zope is a free, Open Source application server and portal toolkit used for building high-performance, dynamic web sites.

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