reviewing Open Source software

Subject: reviewing Open Source software
From: "Jane Carnall" <jane -dot- carnall -at- digitalbridges -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2001 11:05:27 +0100

Looking for websites that review Open Source software for non-developers.
Not that review the code, but that review the packages available in terms of
functionality, ease of use, learning curve, etc, for the end-user without
much technical knowledge.

My brother wants to do a review website for Open Source health software, and
wanted some expert input. <g> Told him I wasn't exactly an Open Source
expert (I just work here) but that I was in touch with a whole bunch of Open
Source enthusiasts, experts, and gurus, who would probably be able to give
him better examples than I would. "Oh yes," he said, "your technical writing

*Not* asking for example reviews: rather for links to any sites that are
reviewing Open Source software in this way, comparative reviews for
different packages serving similiar functions, aimed at non-developers.

Jane Carnall
<hj -dot- carnall -at- virgin -dot- net>
Unless stated otherwise, these opinions are mine, and mine alone.


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