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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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Recently, we spoke to Dan Cauchy Executive Director of Automotive Grade Linux to further understand the specific implications of open source codes in the field of technology-driven automobiles, the work that Linux is doing and how the field will evolve in general.
The most significant aspect of the GPL is that it requires users of open source code who incorporate that code into their own programs and then distribute those programs, to make both the pre-existing source code and the source code for the new work available to recipients of the new software.
Defect density (defects per 1,000 lines of code) of open source code and commercial code has continued to improve since 2013:
In a competitive environment where it's imperative to create better designs more quickly to get products to market faster, tapping into open source code and using the right development tools can make all the difference.
With open source, no individual or firm is supposed to possess classic proprietary control of the code--this is the essence of the "revolution" that open source code was intended to foster.
In the alternative, if work has already started, try to obtain an exception for use of the open source code from the licensor.
a provider of wholly Open Source security solutions, has unveiled the ProWall, a dedicated security solution based entirely on open source code.
By providing CDSA software as open source code, Intel is helping fuel the growth of the Internet, offering the industry the services needed to build secure e-Business applications.
In keeping with the success of Linux open source code, Ziatech Corp.
The Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) takes the position that the GPLv2 license applies to any product that includes the associated open source code, whether or not the code you wrote is "derived" from the code subject to a GPLv2 license.
They aim to develop a standard wireless protocol based on open source code.
have a wide adoption rate, and Gartner explains that most closed-source vendors have moved beyond outright rejection of open source code to embedding it into their offerings as part of the product strategies.
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