Ozone Widget Framework to transition to OSS

January 23, 2012
FedCyber Wire, Technology
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Open source advocates within the intelligence community are applauding a provision of the fiscal 2012 defense authorization bill requiring the Defense Information Systems Agency to publically make available source code for a National Security Agency-developed widget development framework.

The Ozone Widget Framework has already been distributed openly to defense and IC programmers, but the authorization act language requires framework custodians to establish a process under which members of the public can contribute improvements to the source code and documentation.

via FierceGovernment IT, continued here.