What Is Open Source?

May 31, 2022

Open source refers to permissions regarding an object, allowing modifications and sharing by anyone.

The term originates from a specific software development approach where the source code is publicly available. Today, the term open source extends to a general set of values which include collaboration, community-based development, transparency, and open exchange.

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