My random thoughts about politics, society and technology (tag: foss)

Subscribe to my Blog via Diaspora, Mastodon, Friendica or GNU Social. Never miss a article! Reshare, like and discuss it!

All Deutsch English

Free Software, Open Source, FOSS, FLOSS – Same same but different

There are two major terms connected to software you can freely use, study, share and improve: Free Software and Open Source. Based on them you can also find different combinations and translations like FOSS, Libre Software, FLOSS and so on. Reading articles about Free Software or listening to people involved in Free Software often raises the question: Why do they use one term or another and how they differ from each other? Read more...