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.
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Collaboration in a large community of diverse interests - possibly even including businesses and individuals that would otherwise compete - to develop something that has benefits for everyone involved.
Open Source is the way to have freedom with your choices, where you can improve and share all the software you use.
SW for the people, by the people, of the people.
Technology that everyone can learn, contribute, adopt and Implement to get best out of the human innovation. Open source is where innovation gets born everyday.
Open source means freedom, freedom to learn from what has already been done, freedom to improve, freedom to contribute.
A way to erase borders and build "The Thing" something that could represent everyone at the same time.
OpenSource - a global community that contributes to the development and advancement of software resources.
For me opensource is a process/system of learning from the community and then contribute back to the system with your learnings
Open Source to me means freedom, freedom to share, collaborate and contribute to the greater good and making this planet a better place than we found it, and I believe Open Source is doing that!
Collaboration on a scale not possible via closed-source
A collaborative learning environment, enabling open source skill development.