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ERIC Number: EJ604741
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Open Source: Everyone Becomes a Printer.
Bruce, Bertram
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v43 n8 p766-70 May 2000
Discusses "open source": a method of distributing software in which programmers make available to all the actual text of their programs. Notes that this makes possible "open-source" writing in the same way that the printing press made possible "open-source" reading, enabling mass literacy. Examines implications of open source for how people communicate and share knowledge. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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