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Mr Yunhuai Liu, a doctoral student of the Department of Computer Science is awarded the Open Source Software Product Application Award (Linux 軟件產品應用類) in The Golden Penguin Greater China Open Source Software (OSS) Competition in 2005. He said, "Winning the award among strong competitors in the region is certainly not an easy task. I'm delighted that my design, Network Emulator EMIP-2 (網絡仿真器), is recognized by the judges. I hope my work will be widely used in the future."
2005 The Golden Penguin Greater China Open Source Software Competition was successfully completed on 14 Oct 2005 in Hong Kong. This is the largest OSS competition jointly organized by Mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Taiwan and Macau SAR. It aims at promoting the research and strategic development of new software, and encouraging the development and establishment of OSS in the Greater China Region. This activity has great significance on software development in the region as it will help transfer Linux, a trademark of the entire OSS system, into a more user-friendly, practical and widely-adopted platform. The event also strengthens the ties among Linux developers.
About 150 softwares from Mainland, Taiwan, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR have participated in this competition, of which all softwares are in use. One of the objectives of this Competition is to recognize the achievements of the OS developers. The competition comprises of three categories, namely "Open Source Software Product Application Award", "Open Source Software Innovative Development Award" and "Outstanding Contribution Award". A panel of judges from the 4 places has selected the outstanding softwares based on product application and design innovation. They also gave awards to industry figures who have significant contribution on promotion, education, training and research in the sector.
News Report of the Event:
HK Commercial Daily (28 Oct 2005) [.jpg]
Read more about The Golden Penguin Greater China Open Source Software Competition.