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Comparison of open source and closed source

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  1. Open source and closed source are two approaches to the development, control and commercialization of computer software

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 2, 2009
  2. Open source approaches differ from the proprietary model of software licensing by allowing other individuals and organizations to view, modify and redistribute the source code

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 2, 2009
  3. Computer software is an unusual commodity

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 2, 2009
  4. Closed source projects ("CS") tend to collaborate either only to a limited or peripheral degree with third parties (other than project co-members), or under non-disclosure agreements

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  5. The primary mechanisms for making money from closed-source software all seem to involve imposition of artificial scarcity constraints on something that, by its nature, can be very easily and cheaply copied and distributed

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