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Free and Open Source Software

Published

Author(s)

Keith Miller, Jeff Voas, Tom Costello

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

Keywords

FOSS, open source software, commercial open source software

Citation

Miller, K. , Voas, J. and Costello, T. (2010), Free and Open Source Software, IT Professional (IEEE), [online], https://doi.org/10.1109/MITP.2010.147 (Accessed October 22, 2021)
Created December 12, 2010, Updated October 12, 2021