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Swik is a database of open source software. It will search for something if it doesn’t already know about it. It has wiki-style capabilities for user contributed entries.

Swik is a project to create a useful free-content directory for open source software. Swik was inspired by the wiki concept used by projects like Wikipedia and WikiWikiWeb. Anyone can edit Swik project pages, including you. [Swik]

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