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International Journal of Advanced Academic Studies

2019, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part B

The difference between free and open-source software


Author(s): Sandeepi

Abstract: Whether we use ‘open source software’ or ‘free software, the fact is that both terms refer to particularly the same set of licenses and software, and at the same time, each of the term implies different underlying values. Although there are different parameters for free software licenses and open source licenses. In other sense, both these terms are related to and suggest the same set of licenses; they arrive at that set through different routes. In case of if the licenses are identical, a person’s choice of terminology may imply different emphasis in values. Open software emphasis on the practical results because of these licenses. Various scholars and researchers find the two terms describing almost the same category of software, but both stand for views based on fundamentally different values.

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How to cite this article:
Sandeepi. The difference between free and open-source software. Int J Adv Acad Stud 2019;1(2):85-88.
International Journal of Advanced Academic Studies