Open Source – A beneficial Path
What is Open Source?
Open Source refers to a computer source code which is made available to the general public for use and/or modification from its original design free of charge is called open source.
A certification standard issued by the Open Source Initiative (OSI) that indicates that the source code of a computer program is made available free of charge to the general public.
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Why Open Source necessary?
Everyone collaborates, the best technology wins. Not just within one company, but among an Internet-connected, worldwide community. New ideas and code travel the world in an instant. As a result, the open source model often builds higher quality & more easily integrated software.
As it is very low in cost everybody can afford open source software by that one can avoid piracy.
It doesn’t require any license cost. Hence it is affordable to everyone.
It is more supportive because of Worldwide user community of Open Source are there to solve the problem.
All software has source code. Open source software grants every user access to that code. Freedom means choice. Choice means power. You can see the code, change it, and learn from it.
Classification Of Open Source:-
Open source software is software whose source code is published and made available to the public, enabling anyone to copy, modify and redistribute the source code without paying any charges.
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