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From Henri Yandell <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Project proposal
Date Fri, 04 Feb 2005 20:45:52 GMT
Biggest seems to be:  http://opensource.org/OSA/
It seems to be both for people and for projects.

The judges seem to be:

ESR + "Jeremy Allison, Larry Augustin, Jim Gettys, Keith Packard, and
Guido van Rossum. Legate status was conferred on Tim O'Reilly of
O'Reilly and Associates and to David Berlind of CNET."

and they talk about the noble prize analogy etc.

Both Australian and UK Unix User Groups also appear to have open source awards. 

Hen

On Wed, 2 Feb 2005 22:01:28 +0100, Martin Marinschek
<martin.marinschek@gmail.com> wrote:
> By the way...
> 
> I looked at the ISOC prize and I think it is both not ambitious enough
> and not dedicated enough to Open Source projects for that what I would
> have in mind ;)
> 
> Does anyone know of a prize that would come close?
> 
> If yes, I would need to stop right away, I guess ;)
> 
> regards,
> 
> Martin
> 
> On Wed, 2 Feb 2005 21:57:39 +0100, Martin Marinschek
> <martin.marinschek@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Ok, good!
> >
> > I thought anyways that maybe it would not be a good idea to host it at
> > Apache as this might seem to impartial for the means of such a
> > project...
> >
> > On the other hand, I do not believe it would be a good strategy to try
> > to get all the big open source players into one boat beforehand and
> > then launch the project, I think it might be easier to just start it
> > off and then get support from the big players by time.
> >
> > I think I will start off at sourceforge and see where the wave is
> > carrying me, if anyone wants to join right away, send me an e-mail!
> >
> > regards,
> >
> > Martin
> >
> > On Wed, 2 Feb 2005 14:51:33 -0500, Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com> wrote:
> > > This does not seem to be an Incubator issue.  You might want to raise it on
> > > community@apache.org.
> > >
> > >         --- Noel
> > >
> > >
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