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We opened the source code of GPU at early stages of the project. In the
beginning, we occasionally got criticism for the code's quality. In
general, it was very difficult to involve other developers though many people
helped with documentation, support and testing. Developers did not
participate directly, but gave support for the many Open Source components
employed in GPU.
Sourceforge.net, a platform that hosts around 70000 Open Source
to the project CVS repository, webspace, download mirrors, task manager and
bug tracker for free. The statistics compiled each day gave a significant motivational
boost: GPU was competing with professional research projects and established
Open Source solutions for clustering.
Sourceforge.net permitted advertising the project through XML feeds and
project's news; we reached a community of interested people, from the computer scientist to the
computer's beginner, spread everywhere around the world.
We thank warmly Sourceforge.net staff for their commitment to the Open Source community.