InfoWorld's 2009 Bossie Awards
Top 10 Open Source Hall of Famers
Among the 36 legendary software projects in InfoWorld's Open Source Hall of Fame, these 10 top our list as the most important and valuable. It's a rare software product that has no alternatives, but the software landscape would be far poorer without any one of these nearly indispensable tools.
High Mobley is a contributing editor to the InfoWorld Test Center and president of q!Bang Solutions, an IT consulting company based in Las Vegas.
James R. Borck is senior contributing editor of the InfoWorld Test Center.