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Open source software

LC control 99003437
LC classificationQA76.76.O62
Topical headingOpen source software
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Variant(s)Free software (Open source software)
Open code software
Opensource software
See alsoComputer software
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Found inWork cat.: DiBona, C. Opensources, 1999: introduction (a new movement in programming that promotes the use of software whose source code is open to all, rather than proprietary; outgrowth of, and advocated by, the Free software movement)
Open Source website, April 28, 1999 (Open source, sometimes spelled Opensource, software is a software whose source code is publicly available along with applications of that software; the software is sometimes provided free, sometimes commercially sold by a vendor)
Alta Vista, April 29, 1999 (1536 citations on "open code" as synonymous with "open source" software)