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Computer software that may be used, modified, or distributed to others without violation of the original developer's license or patent.
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That has changed in recent years, however, as FOSS education-oriented programs such as Moodle, a learning management system, and Edubuntu, an operating system, have demonstrated a high level of functionality and stability.
As Foss was shouting, two shots were fired at her, one of which hit her in the abdomen, from about 20-30 metres, she estimated.
"There are now some fun, interesting and good wines in cans, and it's one way to combat wine waste," Foss said.
Many Baby Boomer business owners will be facing the same struggles as Foss and Rose as they eye retirement.
The Nicole Foss is designed to withstand the rigors of Arctic operations and is suited to work across the globe as Foss competes for opportunities in the oil and gas industry.
Other deputies arrived and tried to talk Foss out of the home, Slater said, but Foss refused, making comments such as, "I'll come out when I am ready to come out."
Recording a narrative conclusion in the Daniel Foss inquest, coroner Colin Phillips said the road's "unusual" and "counterintuitive" layout had been contributory factors.
AN INDEPENDENT road safety expert says a "counterintuitive" road layout on Swansea's controversial Kingsway was a contributory factor in the death of Gower hotel worker Daniel Foss.
My name is Kevin Sexton and I was the chief financial officer of Foss Manufacturing Company Inc.
"If the thought of saving someone else's life isn't enough to get you to slow down, just remember that you and your passengers are more likely to suffer in a highway work zone crash than anyone else," said Tom Foss, president of Brea, Calif.-based Griffith Company and the chairman of the association's Highway and Transportation Division.