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* The opposite is closed source software which is the way that software was originally written.
 
* The opposite is closed source software which is the way that software was originally written.
 
* The meaning of [[Open Source Software]] is sometimes conflated with [[Free Open Source Software]], which is a common error.
 
* The meaning of [[Open Source Software]] is sometimes conflated with [[Free Open Source Software]], which is a common error.
** For example the [https://mil-oss.org/ Mil-OSS site] claims that "Derivative works – The open source software licenses must allow the distribution of software containing modified source code in the same name as of the original software." Which most poeple consider to be a feature of [[Free Open Source Software]].
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** For example the [https://mil-oss.org/ Mil-OSS site] claims that "Derivative works – The open source software licenses must allow the distribution of software containing modified source code in the same name as of the original software." Which most people consider to be a feature of [[Free Open Source Software]].
 
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Revision as of 17:48, 9 October 2019

Full Title or Meme

Open Source Software means just, and only, that. The software source code is opening available to all, typically on a free web site like https://github.com.

Problem

  • The opposite is closed source software which is the way that software was originally written.
  • The meaning of Open Source Software is sometimes conflated with Free Open Source Software, which is a common error.
    • For example the Mil-OSS site claims that "Derivative works – The open source software licenses must allow the distribution of software containing modified source code in the same name as of the original software." Which most people consider to be a feature of Free Open Source Software.

Solution

References