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Open Sources Voices from the Open Source Revolution

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ISBN-10: 1565925823

ISBN-13: 9781565925823

Edition: 1999

Authors: Chris DiBona, Sam Ockman, Ron Petrusha, Mark Stone

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Freely available source code, with contributions from thousands of programmers around the world: this is the spirit of the software revolution known as Open Source. Open Source has grabbed the computer industry's attention. Netscape has opened the source code to Mozilla; IBM supports Apache; major database vendors haved ported their products to Linux. As enterprises realize the power of the open-source development model, Open Source is becoming a viable mainstream alternative to commercial software. Now in "Open Sources, leaders of Open Source come together for the first time to discuss the new vision of the software industry they have created. The essays in this volume offer insight into…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/13/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 284
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
A Brief History of Hackerdom
Twenty Years of Berkeley Unix: From ATandT - Owned to Freely Redistributable
The Internet Engineering Task Force
The GNU Operating System and the Free Software Movement
Future of Cygnus Solutions: An Entrepreneur's Account
Software Engineering
The Linux Edge
Giving It Away: How Red Hat Software Stumbled Across a New Economic Model and Helped Improve an Industry
Diligence, Patience, and Humility
Open Source as a Business Strategy
The Open Source Definition
Hardware, Software, and Infoware
Freeing the Source: The Story of Mozilla
The Revenge of the Hackers
The Tanenbaum-Torvalds Debate
The Open Source Definition, Version 1.0
Contributors