Arthur B. writes: Iterating.com has launched a wiki-based software directory.
They actually use a semantic web approach to describe sofwares with RDF in a very consistant approach. This should allow third parties to build on a common framework. There's a mix of proprietary and open source software, as well as software provided
as a service. According to VentureBeat, Larry Augustin, from sourceforge.net is an investor in the project, and a quick google search shows that they seem to be working on providing third party deb tags