Open Source

A software development model, that is decentralized and encourages open collaboration. Any program whose source code is freely available to the public. Unlike commercial software, they can be used and modified by anyone and are often developed as a community rather than by a single organization.

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First released 1998
Developed by Free Software Movement

Interesting facts

Open source model is used in many areas, for example, free libraries like the Gutenberg Project and Google Scholar are also open source.

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