Open Source @ Comdex Winners & Results.

by Steve Mallett

Ladies and Gentleman, we are very pleased to announce the winners, as you voted, for the projects that will be attending Comdex at the "Open Source Pavilion":

In order of most votes:

Plone 1690

KDE 1334

OpenOffice 1302

Zope 1069

Gimp 705

Gnome 551

Eclipse 501

mplayer 458

Evolution 429

Subversion 410

SpamAssassin 364

GNUCash 292

Audacity 256

Gaim 229

SquirrelMail 184

tightVNC 165

XMMS 137

phpMyAdmin 125

Zoe 121 (current versions no longer open source - Steve, Jan '05

MoinMoin 89

NoCatAuth 60

The top six projects have been contacted and have confirmed their attendance for the Pavilion.

If you are in the neighborhood of Vegas during the week of the 17 - 20th we encourage you to stop in to say hello and bring potential converts. On hand will also be Rael Dornfest and Rob Flickenger, authors of Google Hacks & Mac OS X Hacks, and Linux Server Hacks & Wireless Hacks respectively.

Thanks to everyone who took the time to participate in voting, I know the winners certainly appreciate it.


2003-11-07 04:46:30
... to the laureates :)

But you forgot to provide any links to the projects or the contest itself :/

2003-11-07 10:12:09
See you there! :)
The lucky ones are: GNOME, KDE, OpenOffice, Zope, GIMP and our own project, Plone. Congratulations to all the deserving projects!
2003-11-08 02:36:12
Congratulations Plone !
From Ingeniweb's french plone developpment team, our very, very, very happy congratulations for this very good news !

We are very proud to have the honor of working with you ! Take care in Vegas ... We wait for you in Paris for the Linux Show in feb 2004.

Best regards

2003-11-08 09:52:13
Pavilion (one L)
technically speaking, pavilion has one L. The two-elled version referes to a small town in Wyoming (fairly close to Vegas, admittedly).
2003-11-08 10:00:43
Pavilion (one L)
Ha, quite right. Thanks.
2003-11-08 14:06:20
Might I add...
Mad Penguin ( is showing an interest and presence at the booth. Late last month, they announced their plans to provide the Linux for OOo at COMDEX and Adam Doxtater is supposed to be at the booth on that Tuesday of the show. :) Kudos to Mad Penguin for supporting our favorite office suite!!
2003-11-10 17:41:22
2003-11-10 17:42:02
Interesting. I voted for the top vote-getter (Plone) and the bottom (NoCatAuth).

Congratulations to all for being nominated.


2003-11-11 18:54:20
See you there! :)
Isn't Plone a Zope product? Pretty good you are both in the top! Good job!
2003-11-12 18:36:32
Very well done
To everyone who has put their hand to making all these brilliant products.

But most of all to those caffine fruitcakes at Zope and


2003-12-01 14:03:04
sadly, through this method, only relatively well known projects got awarded... not necessarely the most interesting, IMHO.
2004-02-22 10:10:50
Yes, great products!

respect from Rod