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Old 06-16-2010, 03:35 PM   #1
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Hi guys,
it is my first post here
Anyway what is open source software?
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Welcome!

And open source software is released as freeware with a license allowing anybody to edit the software however they want. Very short definition, but that is basically what you need to know.
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ok thanks its just that i have an it project on this is their anymore i need to know.
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Well if you have an IT project on it, you will most likely need to know more. I suggest researching GNU, and some of the various open source projects.

Also, a site like wikipedia can usually give a much more detailed answer than me.
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Hi guys,
it is my first post here
Anyway what is open source software?
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It means the source code is open for everyone to see, so you can download the compiled program along with original software
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