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What is the difference of the open source program to another program?

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2007-06-25 11:12:38

The term "open source program" generally replaces the old "free

software" term. Open source programs are programs whose source code

is available under a license (or arrangement such as the public

domain) that permits users to use, change, and improve the

software, and to redistribute it in modified or unmodified form. It

is often developed in a public, collaborative manner. Hope this

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