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The success of open source

The success of open source

Author: Steve Weber
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Annotation Much of the innovative programming that powers the Internet, creates operating systems, and produces software is the result of "open source" code, that is, code that is freely distributed--as opposed to being kept secret--by those who write it. Leaving source code open has generated some of the most sophisticated developments in computer technology, including, most notably, Linux and Apache, which pose a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weber, Steve, 1961-
Success of open source.
Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003056916
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Weber
ISBN: 9780674044999 0674044991 9780674012929 0674012925
OCLC Number: 451013469
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 312 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Property and the problem of software --
The early history of open source --
What is open source and how does it work? --
A maturing model of production --
Explaining open source : microfoundations --
Explaining open source : Macro-organization --
Business models and the law --
The code that changed th world?
Responsibility: Steven Weber.
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Open source code has proved a remarkable success story in a highly competitive industry, giving rise to developments such as Linux and Apache. It has also rewritten the rules about intellectual  Read more...


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