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IBM ponders WebSphere open-source plan

As part of its crusade to marginalise operating systems such as Windows, IBM is leaning toward giving the Standard Edition of its WebSphere application server to the open-source community.
As an extension to the Apache Web server technology, IBM hopes WebSphere will be one of the final pieces it needs to make sure all OS-level middleware services are available as open-source technologies.