Deanna
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What does Open Source mean to you?

Open Source is more than just a technical product, we would love to hear your thoughts on what Open Source means to you!

This can be a technical description, leadership style, development workflow, mission, personal definition, thought process, etc.

This question is part of the 100K Member Contest - don't forget to kudo the original contest post to be entered. 

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hadeli
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Open source is about culture ; culture of give a way code and take it back better . 

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kamercia
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To me it is  publicly available software,platform which is free available and distributed 

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bala_KV
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Cadet
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Anyone can use, modify, see and distribute the code.

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RathanA
Mission Specialist
Mission Specialist
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Open Source is natural taking ques from the nature. It is there for you to use, build on, nurture & nourish!

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Open Source is for me a "way of life". It is not about "getting software for free", it is about freedom - freedom to share, freedom to use, freedom to contribute... Open means "open for everyone" - you can contribute, share ideas and no one cares who are you or where you are from.

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Open Source is the freedom of been discover the capacity of we can reach through a software.

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m1xmstr
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Cadet
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The ability to collaborate with community and share solutions to problems.  #OurCodeIsOpen

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davidfv
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Cadet
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Open Sources is a philosophy that grants knowledge could be shared with everybody and grants innovations and modifications should be share with everybody so keeping knowledge among everybody

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AJ01
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Cadet
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Open Source is like freedom of sharing, learning content and improving together 

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Cássio
Mission Specialist
Mission Specialist
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Freedom to use the most recent technologies without worry about cust and the possibility to learn how this work and even colaborate if this technology doesn't work if you would like.

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