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What is Open source
Open source (also open source software, OSS) is software that is available in source code form for editing from technical as well as legal point of view. Open source software must be developed in accordance with one of the certified Open Source Initiative licences.

Open source (also open source software, the abbreviation OSS is used) is a software that is available in source code form for editing from both a technical and a legal point of view. Open source software must be developed in accordance with one of the certified Open Source Initiative licences.

Use of the open source in practice: Open source software has an available source code which can be allowed to be edited or extended (according to licence type).

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Last update: 19.02.2016

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