reaches 100,000 registered users

Open Source Development Network ( has announced that, the world's largest ASP for Open Source developers, now supports over 100,000 registered users. Since its official launch a year ago, has expanded its base of supported projects to more than 13,000, including major projects such as MySQL, Tcl, Python, XFree86, KDE and Squid. To accommodate the rapid expansion of, OSDN has added significant resources to the site, including additional personnel, bandwidth and VA Linux servers and storage systems.'s user base has grown at an average rate of more than 30% per month. Further, has entered into a collaborative agreement with University of North Carolina -- Chapel Hill's online library, ibiblio (, which will serve as a mirror and partial ftp site for With its roots in the former SunSITE ( and MetaLab (, has historically played a key role in helping to expand and improve the archiving of information on the Internet, with a significant library of Linux and Open Source software. This relationship is expected to further improve's ability to catalog, archive and distribute Open Source software and documentation.