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The success of open source

Author: Steve Weber
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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
(OCoLC)53287658
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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