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open source

Computer software that may be used, modified, or distributed to others without violation of the original developer's license or patent.
open-source, adjective
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I resigned six months prior to the Foss bankruptcy filing to semi-retire.
Richard Stallman defined FOSS as free software with freedom and Free Software Foundation (FSF) defined FOSS as free access to the use of software as well as the opportunities and freedom to study, modify, extend, and distribute the source code.
Authorities ask anyone with information about Foss or his vehicle to contact the Coos County sheriff's office at 541-396-7830.
The award also works to encourage the usage, research and development, training, as well as honor the users of FOSS technologies in the Kingdom.
Mr Foss had been mentoring Mitchell in Alcoholics Anonymous in recent times.
FOSS requires a unique kind of expertise that would allow Lebanon to exploit its many functions, which experts argue will generate a large amount of economic growth.
The first half is more critical and preparatory in tone, providing an in-depth critique of what Foss calls 'environmentalism'.
Foss said: "I got over my fear of labour and just started having kids.
Foss, 76, began his career as an enlisted Soldier in the 136th Infantry of the Minnesota National Guard in April 1950 and joined the regular Army the following year as an Infantryman.
FOSS applications are the work of communities of developers, usually volunteers, who keep the source code open and allow the software to be distributed for flee.
This suggests that demand-side responses may change based on new licensing techniques--an effect that is already a feature of the FOSS movement.
FOSS has released XDS Process Analytics[TM] for the dairy, a powerful analytical and process control solution in a simple-to-integrate form.