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What is Open Source?
Open Source (OS) refers to a set of principles & practices that govern the writing & distribution of software that has been licensed to the public for free. The most significant features of this type of software is that:
- the source code of an open source software product is openly available and accessible to other software developers; and
- it’s FREE for you to use and pass on to your friends, fellow student & colleagues.
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