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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open-source_software

Open-source software (OSS) is a type of computer software with its source code made available with a license in which the copyright holder provides the rights to study, change, and distribute the software to anyone and for any purpose. Open- source software may be developed in a collaborative public manner. According to ...

opensource.org

The Open Source Initiative (OSI) is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2018. The “ open source” label was created at a strategy session held on February 3rd, 1998 in Palo Alto, California. That same month, the OSI was founded. As a global non- profit, the OSI protects and promotes open source software, development and ...

opensource.com

Find the perfect open source tool. Project management, business intelligence, reporting, and more. Check these popular projects. Get started · Penguin driving a car ...

github.com/open-source

Learn how to run a successful project. Open source is made by people just like you. Learn how to contribute, launch a new project, and build a healthy community of contributors. Read Open Source Guides. An easier way to contribute to open source. Every Friday, invest a few hours contributing to the software you use and ...

opensource.com/resources/what-open-source

The term "open source" refers to something people can modify and share because its design is publicly accessible. The term originated in the context of software development to designate a specific approach to creating computer programs. Today, however, "open source" designates a broader set of values— what we call ...

www.opensource.gov

Join the OpenSource.gov community to get access to the latest open source reporting and analysis. Accounts are available to US federal, state, and local government employees and contractors. REGISTER. YOU HAVE REACHED A UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT COMPUTER SYSTEM. Unauthorized access is  ...

opensource.google.com

Everyone Benefits. Google believes that open source is good for everyone. By being open and freely available, it enables and encourages collaboration and the development of technology, solving real world problems. Use. We use thousands of open source projects to build scalable and reliable products. Release.

whatis.techtarget.com/definition/open-source

2) Open Source is a certification mark owned by the Open Source Initiative (OSI). Developers of software that is intended to be freely shared and possibly improved and redistributed by others can use the Open Source trademark if their distribution terms conform to the OSI's Open Source Definition. To summarize, the  ...

www.gnu.org/philosophy/open-source-misses-the-point.en.html

Why Open Source misses the point of Free Software. by Richard Stallman. When we call software “free,” we mean that it respects the users' essential freedoms: the freedom to run it, to study and change it, and to redistribute copies with or without changes. This is a matter of freedom, not price, so think of “free speech,” not ...