We’ve been collecting statisitics on site usage for a long time, and see some really interesting patterns.
It may be old news that software development has gone global, with forecasts for offshore application development reaching $50 billion annually by 2010.
No one was providing CVS hosting (that I know of) back in May 1999 when I dreamed up Freepository. I was consulting on yet another Build & Release Management System in Worchester, MA USA at that time.
Much has been written lately about the emergence of the Software as a Service (SaaS) business model, and how new markets are developing around it. I argue that the ASPs of old have grown up, and now that they’re delivering real value, both their name and perception has changed.
Did you know that freepository offers free CVS hosting? And has done so since 1999?