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  • Free and Open Source Software


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  • In fact most code in FOSS is hardly vetted at all.

    How do we push open source products into business?

  • One possibility for defending openness, as with FOSS, is to focus on industry - or sector-specific ways to convince people who want to claim IP rights about the flipside.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • The open, inclusive and participatory nature of FOSS is a natural fit for the vibrant traditions of Indian democracy.

    Archive 2009-02-05

  • FOSS is software which is liberally licensed to grant the right of users to study, change, and improve its design through the availability of its source code.

    Archive 2009-02-05

  • What limits the widespread usage of FOSS is the absence of market-driven mechanism of making the end-user aware what is available, where is available, how to use it, and hand holding support for its usage for considerable period.

    Archive 2007-05-10

  • As was mentioned last year - in the end FOSS is about Free and Open Source Software, and somebody needs to write that software.

    Archive 2007-10-10

  • In brief, Indian domestic software users need, in addition to the availability of FOSS, is the continued service support of FOSS at lower cost.

    Archive 2007-05-10

  • FOSS is software that is released under a license that allows end users to modify it and redistribute it with their changes.

    New Digital Restriction regime

  • If only 1.5% are women is because they aren’t interested in FOSS as the men.

    Live Announcement Of Ubuntu International Women’s Day Competition Winners! | jonobacon@home

  • FOSS is not about releasing beta’s (something which, I might add, MS has a CLEAR history of doing previously, IE5 had many betas for instance) but about an ideology.

    The beast has awoken; or, The beginning of Web 2.0 | FactoryCity


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