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Orlando Sentinel: With Open-Source Software, The Price is Always Right

Feb 28, 2007, 20:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andi Balla)

"Many new computers no longer come bundled with essential programs such as Microsoft Word, so open-source software has become the software for computer users with light wallets.

"The software is dubbed 'open-source' because the programs allow anyone with the know-how to view and edit the software's code, much like users edit articles on online encyclopedia Wikipedia. The process is supervised by nonprofit organizations that license the best versions of the software at no charge..."

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