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What is Open Source Software (OSS)Edit

What is Open Source, Really?

What is Open Source, Really?

Learn what Open Source really is!

Open-source software (OSS) is computer software with its source code made available and licensed with a licence in which the copyright holder provides the rights to study, change and distribute the software to anyone and for any purpose.[1] Open-source software is very often developed in a public, collaborative manner. Open-source software is the most prominent example of open-source development and often compared to (technically defined) user-generated content or (legally defined) open-content movements. Generally, OSS are free and are legal to modify and redistribute.

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