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Publication Citation: Free and Open Source Software

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Author(s): Keith Miller; Jeffrey M. Voas; Tom Costello;
Title: Free and Open Source Software
Published: December 13, 2010
Abstract: In this paper, free and open source software are discussed. Open source is an intellectual property destroyer. Nothing could be worse than this for the software business and the intellectual-property business. Microsoft has an official open source presence on the Web (www.microsoft.com/opensource), and in July 2010, Jean Paoli, the General Manager for Interoperability Strategy at Microsoft, delivered a keynote address at the O'Reilly Open Source Convention.
Citation: IT Professional (IEEE)
Volume: 12
Issue: 6
Pages: pp. 14 - 16
Keywords: FOSS, open source software, commercial open source software
Research Areas: Licensed Scientific Software Distribution, Information Technology, Information Delivery Systems
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MITP.2010.147  (Note: May link to a non-U.S. Government webpage)