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Unformatted text preview: CPS 82, Fall 2011 5.1 Open Source, Copyright, Copyleft CPS 82, Fall 2011 5.2 Toward Open Source http://tinyurl.com/yqfcq (Groklaw) Copyright law, guarantees protections Exclusive right to copy Exclusive right to create derivative works Exclusive right to distribute work Exclusive right to perform/display work Fair use exceptions, First Amendment tension, facts and ideas vs their expression CPS 82, Fall 2011 5.3 FOSS: Free and Open Source Software What does free mean? Speech and beer Grounded in ethics, social responsibility Open Source Development method Appeals to l Fortune 500 z more than free About reliability, performance, security, … CPS 82, Fall 2011 5.4 FOSS: Personalities Richard Stallman rms' web page Accomplishments GNU (gnu's not Unix) Lots of tools: gcc and more Copyleft GPL: 1989 MacArthur (1990) Grace Hopper award National Academy of Engineering Free as in speech CPS 82, Fall 2011 5.5 FOSS: Personalities (continued) Accomplishments Cathedral and Bazaar • Open Source->Business "Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow" • Attributed to Torvalds Halloween documents Open Source and OSI Eric Raymond esr's web page...
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