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forum_admin 24-02-2015 10:35 AM

Facebook's TODO project is a big push to evolve the world of open source
 
Facebook has partnered with several large companies to kick off a new project called TODO that aims to improve the way open source software is developed and consumed.
Facebook, Google, and many other big businesses have come to rely on open source projects, such as the MySQL database, to run their businesses, and particularly their online operations.
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"We want to figure out how we can raise the bar on the quality of open-source software projects in the world," Jay Parikh, the head of Facebook's infrastructure group, said at a conference in San Francisco Monday.

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