from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The practice of providing open-source code for a product.
  • n. Open-source software in general.
  • v. To make open-source.


Coined by Christine Peterson in January 1998. (Wiktionary)


  • My life with Linux: Day 1 - The daily ups and downs of switching to open source My life with Linux special edition: Going back to Linux with Ubuntu Netbook Remix Haymarket Media.

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