Stories by John Fontana.

Flaws put open source on hot seat

The SendMail and Snort security bugs exposed recently brought front and center the unique challenges inherent in producing and applying patches to open source software.

OASIS takes on reliability spec for Web services

A standards body working on protocols for Web services has begun crafting a specification for reliability that will help plug a hole in the budding technology that is stifling enterprise adoption.

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