What is Free and Open Source Software ...

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What is Free and Open Source Software ...


Who is Olivier Berger ?

Section Principles

Free Software / Open-Source software


Figure - free

Figure proprietary

FLOSS vs. Proprietary software


Two movements ?

Free Software movement

Open Source Initiative


F/OSS Development

Legal considerations

... Just for fun

I'm feeling lucky... http://www.google.fr/search?q=ireland+free+software+association&sourceid=mozilla-search&start=0&start=0

Here comes BSA UK... http://www.bsa.org/ireland-north/freetools/jump_memo.phtml

Software Protection / Control

4 freedoms again

exercice of control (originally skipped due to lack of time)

Software Patents (originally skipped due to lack of time)

Categories of Licences :

kinds of free software licenses

Choosing a licence

FAQ: Open Source vs. Free Software

Choosing FreeOpenSource

Quality Benefits

Part of a community

Situation in France



OSI Definition

Auteur: Olivier Berger

E-mail: olivier.berger@int-evry.fr

Homepage: http://www-inf.int-evry.fr/~olberger/