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===   Follow us on:===
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===Welcome to OpenITWare===
OpenITWare is a collaborative documentation web. &lt;br/&gt;
This site is a developer resource for active OpenITWare Projects. It provides documentation and resources for ongoing OpenITWare projects.

'''HFOSS''' projects' wiki at http://notes.hfoss.org has been the inspiration for this effort.
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