Study Shows Open-Source Code Quality Steadily Improving

Article Source ComputerWorld
October 19, 2009, 3:00 am

The overall number of defects in open-source software projects is dropping, according to a new study by San Francisco-based vendor Coverity Inc.

Coverity, a maker of tools for analyzing programming code, received a contract in 2006 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help boost the quality of open-source software, which is increasingly being used by government agencies for critical applications…

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