Open source

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Open source, most commonly refers to an open-source license, open-source model, or open-source software, denotes that a product includes permission to use its source code, design documents, or content. (See open content regarding non-software products and services, or when distinctions between source code and other content is unclear or complex).

Open source may also refer to or mean:

As software

  • Free and open-source software, or (FOSS) or (FLOSS), is openly shared source code that is licensed without any restrictions on usage, modification, or distribution
Free/Libre refers to freedom not the price and "free and open" should not to be confused with public ownership, deprivatization, or anti-privatization, nor transparency.

In agriculture, economy, manufacturing and production

Math, science, medicine





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