One interesting thing to note is that last year, and previously, the awards were made at the Open Source Convention, but this year the were made at the Open Source Contention.
Is that ominous?
Examine what is said, not who speaks.
"Efficiency is intelligent laziness." -David Dunham
"Think for yourself!" - Abigail
"Memory, processor, disk in that order on the hardware side. Algorithm, algorithm, algorithm on the code side." - tachyon