Open source (disambiguation)
Open source denotes that a product includes permission to use its source code, design documents, or content (see open content – the latter deals with non-software deliverables or where the distinction between source code and other content is unclear or complex).
Open source may also mean:
- Open-source software, software which permits the use and modification of its source code
- History of open-source software
- Open-source software movement
- Open-source software advocacy
- Open-source software development
- Business models for open-source software
- Comparison of open-source and closed-source software
- Open-source license, a copyright license that makes the source code available with a product
- The Open Source Definition, as used by the Open Source Initiative for open source software
- Open source video games, video games developed as open source
- Open Source Initiative, an organization dedicated to promote open source
- Open Source Development Labs (OSDL), a non-profit corporation that provides space for open-source project
In economy and agriculture
- Open-source hardware, or open hardware, computer hardware, such as microprocessors, that is designed in the same fashion as open source software
- Open Source Seed Initiative, open source varieties of crop seeds, as an alternative to patent-protected seeds sold by large agriculture companies.
- Open-source cola, cola soft drinks made to open-sourced recipes
- Open-source governance, open source in government
- Open politics (sometimes known as Open-source politics), a political process that uses Internet technologies to provide a rapid feedback mechanism between political organizations and their supporters
- Open-source religion in the creation of belief systems
- Open-source unionism, an innovative model for labor union organization
- Open-source intelligence, an intelligence gathering discipline based on information collected from open sources
- Open security, application of open source philosophies to computer security
- Open Source Drug Discovery, a collaborative drug discovery platform for neglected tropical diseases
- Open Source Technology Group (OSTG), news, forums, and other resources for IT
- "Open Source", a rocksong performed by The Magic Mushrooms
- Open Source (radio show), a ratio show using open content information gathering methods hosted by Christopher Lydon
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