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DOD Releases Open Source Development Guide

InformationWeek - The Department of Defense (DOD) has released a landmark guide for using open-source and open-standards technology to develop software in the U.S. military.

The 68-page guide, "Open Technology Development: Lessons Learned and Best Practices for Military Software," aims to "help U.S. government personnel and contractors implement open technology development (OTD) for software within government projects, particularly in defense," according to the guide, which has been posted in its entirety on the Scribd website and is available for free download.