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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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These proposals will also be open for comment before a recommendation is made by the Open Standards Board.
Open standards refer to the rules for interoperability and data exchange established by such recognized bodies as Schools Interoperability Framework Association.
Storage, however, largely sat on the sidelines as these common architectures and open standards propelled other elements of networked computing into something vast and extraordinary.
Here's the breakthrough: XBRL (extensible business reporting language), a new global open standard for formatting financial information, makes reporting and analysis faster, cheaper and significantly easier to automate.
It will define specifications and requirements for the Globus Toolkit, fund code contributions, and deliver leadership on open standards for industry Grid standards organizations.
CoreMedia's pursuit for open standards in close cooperation with NXP and S3 addresses the needs of the broadcasters and content industry to protect their valuable content.
They also can contribute to open standards and broader interoperability between applications by providing open source developers with a solid base of innovation they can use and share.
This paper delves into the economics of a true competitive environment founded on open standards as promoted by the Mobile DTV Alliance, based on the DVB-H standard.
Network Appliance will collaborate with other ISMA members, including industry experts in content management, distribution, infrastructure, and rich media creation, to promote open standards such as ISMA 1.
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced development of DTX, an open standard specification designed by AMD to enable the broad adoption of small form factor PCs.
The CSCF is the SIP-based signaling and session control platform that sits at the IMS core, where adhering to open standards such as those developed by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) is most important because the CSCF must connect with multiple components within the network architecture.
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