Open Source Software

Will Folker
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Flashcards on Open Source Software, created by Will Folker on 05/01/2013.

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Question Answer
Name three advantages of Open Source software. The software is free. The code is continually being developed in a collaborative way so new features are regularly being added. The code for the software is available so it can be modified to solve a specific problem.
Name three disadvantages of Open Source software. Software updates are usually unscheduled and sporadic. It may lack some of the features of its proprietary rival. Generally less well-packaged and lacks the dedicated support of proprietary software.
What is Open Source software? Open Source software is freely available for online download.
Name the three types of software options. Open Source software Proprietary software Bespoke software