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Researchers take debugging to the masses

Open-source fans long have espoused the idea that “given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow”–but the concept is getting a new twist in a university project. Researchers at the University of California and at Stanford University have released versions of several open-source software packages modified to send debugging information to a central site, letting people who use the software contribute to the bug-hunting effort. If the Cooperative Bug Isolation Project can get enough people to use the special versions, they essentially will be providing the eyes of debuggers more peepholes into software’s inner workings. Full Story

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