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Open Source: A Way of Developing, Distributing, and Licensing Software - page 5


  • August 25, 2005
  • By Ibrahim Haddad

The open source software is shifting the software industry into a new paradigm, moving from developing code behind closed doors and delivering binaries to customer, to developing code that can be shared, modified and redistributed openly. Key goals that can be associated with this shift is reducing development cost and software components complexity, while increasing flexibility and using common enablers. Organizations that embrace the open source model and follow it when it influences positively their ways of building software, will increase their chances to retain their competitive advantage.

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