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The Open Source philosophy is the cornerstone of large collaborative software projects such as MythTV.  Some people prefer the term "[[wikipedia:Free Software|Free Software]]" (with the implication of Free Speech rather than Free Beer), as the freedom is their primary motivation, rather than merely the utility.
 
The Open Source philosophy is the cornerstone of large collaborative software projects such as MythTV.  Some people prefer the term "[[wikipedia:Free Software|Free Software]]" (with the implication of Free Speech rather than Free Beer), as the freedom is their primary motivation, rather than merely the utility.
  
 
You can find lots of information about Open Source Software on [[wikipedia:Open Source Software|Wikipedia]] or from the [http://www.opensource.org/ Open Source Initiative].
 
You can find lots of information about Open Source Software on [[wikipedia:Open Source Software|Wikipedia]] or from the [http://www.opensource.org/ Open Source Initiative].

Revision as of 21:33, 1 February 2006

The Open Source philosophy is the cornerstone of large collaborative software projects such as MythTV. Some people prefer the term "Free Software" (with the implication of Free Speech rather than Free Beer), as the freedom is their primary motivation, rather than merely the utility.

You can find lots of information about Open Source Software on Wikipedia or from the Open Source Initiative.