nonproprietary love


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  • adjective Lacking proprietary value; not private or privileged information.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not protected by trademark or patent or copyright


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  • OpenID is open-source, or nonproprietary, meaning others can adapt it to their own needs.

    One Key Fits All

  • Whether the mobile world will settle into one nonproprietary or many proprietary ecosystems is far from decided.

    The Phone Wars Aren't Over

  • Mr. Marino said Mr. Aleynikov has been an active member of the open-source code programming community, which believes such nonproprietary computer code should be shared with the world.

    Goldman Code-Theft Trial Opens

  • " It was limited to a single page of nonproprietary data, " Col.

    New Twist in Effort to Replace Refueling Tankers

  • The deal will give Daiichi Sankyo "a new, strong presence in the fast growing business of nonproprietary pharmaceuticals,"

    Daiichi Targets Generics to Extend Reach

  • It further encouraged interoperability by adopting open-standard, nonproprietary technology (known as IEEE 802.11), and rapidly released products instead of perfecting them.

    All for One

  • Mr. Negroponte says OLPC's nonproprietary software hindered sales, with some countries reluctant to commit to a nonstandard machine that didn't run Windows.

    Laptop Program for Kids

  • Giants like Yahoo and Google have thus far taken a mostly nonproprietary stance toward their data, typically letting outside developers access it in an attempt to curry favor with them and foster increased inbound Web traffic.

    Should Web Giants Let Startups Use the Information They Have About You?

  • But as an unabashed bookseller, its goals are different from those of other players, such as Google — whose mission is collecting and organizing all the world's information — and that of the Open Content Alliance, a consortium that wants the world's books digitized in a totally nonproprietary manner.

    The Future of Reading

  • Berners-Lee then moved to MIT to lead an international consortium dedicated to preserving the Web as a nonproprietary space.

    Capitalism 3.0~ Chapter 10


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