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Open Source Technology

Scope Note: 
Generally refers to computer software that allows users to access, modify, use, and redistribute the source code without paying royalties or fees. May also be used to describe an open computing philosophy that stresses interoperability, transparency, and flexibility in information and communications technology system building.
Category: Science and Technology
Broader Terms
Technology
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Related Terms
Computer Software
Computer System Design
Intellectual Property
Programming
Programming Languages
Web 2.0 Technologies
Added to ERIC: 11/5/2010