Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Open Source Technology

Open source software is initiated with a design which is developed suitably, is then analyzed and assessed and is later re-developed from time to time, accordingly. The open source software allows the users to use the source code for deployment and further amendment which can be used by the entire community. The modification done within the software can assist other users to use the software in an enhanced way.

Open source technology has proved quite lucrative as great numbers of experts are involved in its advancement and the technology created benefits the society on a larger extent. It was introduced to benefit the technological community through the functioning of genius minds that have the ability to create and develop a common source that would facilitate the whole community with a broader aspect.

The idea of Open source software was influenced by the concept “Free Software Movement” which was initiated by Richard Stallman in 1983.The source code is available in gratis and everyone is allowed to use it according to their needs. The most significant aspect of open source technology is that the people involved make efforts to create trouble free software that would assist in the easy functioning of the concerned area. The open source software doesn’t include copyrights and therefore the software can be used for good.  

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