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FOSS: Free and Open Source SoftwareJun 02, 2010, 14:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruce Byfield)
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"FOSS is an abbreviation for Free and Open Source Software. In other words, FOSS is software whose source code is openly available. People can install and even modify FOSS as they please, so long as they follow a few basic requirements listed in the license. This arrangement makes FOSS the opposite of proprietary software, and one of the most original developments in the history of IT.
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