Yes, We're Open!
culture, hardware, sources, software, standards, ... For business!
|On Open Source:|
|Open Source Culture||Fully adhere to culture of openess, decentralization, sharing information|
|Open Source Hardware||Use of open source hardware|
|Open Source Software
|Using OSS development tools like GNU Emacs and compilers, etc, Eclipse IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for execution on LAMP - Linux, Apache (web server), MySQL (database), Perl/PHP/Python programming languages. Uses office applications such as GIMP graphics editing software, Open Office office suite, and lots more.|
|More on Open Source...:||E.g. Open source government , Open source journalism,|
|On Open ...|
|Open Access (OA)||Directory of Open Access Journals (www.doaj.org)|
|Open Identity, OpenID||We're reviewing use of OpenID - openid.net. OpenID is a decentralized, free and open standard that lets users control the amount of personal information they provide.|
|Open Standards||Standards should always be completely open and freely accessible - at no cost! Note that there are different interpretations in the case of open and standards and some institutions may charge money for what they call open standards.|
|Linux Kernel & OS,
|Y||Y||Y||Mac users: check out NeoOffice (neooffice.org) for an actually very good alternative to MS Office. Competent, quite fast, and good user interface.|
|Evolution||Email, Calendar,...||Y||?||?||Personal Information Management, ~MS Entourage, MS Outlook|
|GIMP||Image editing||Y||?||Y||~Adobe Photoshop|
|Pidgin||IM client||Y||?||?||'supports a whole host of protocols'|
|Rhythmbox||music management||Y||?||?||cmp Windows Media Player|
|Brasero||CD/DVD burning||Y||?||?||burn audio CDs, data CDs and DVDs, burn images to CD and DVD and do one-to-one copies of CDs and DVDs|
- Learn more in 10 Misconceptions About Open Source Software.
- Study Shows Open-Source Code Quality Improving, Sep 23, 2009
- ACCELERATING OPEN SOURCE QUALITY - http://scan.coverity.com/ (added 2009-11-24)