Tag: Open Source

Abstract: The number of open source software projects has continued to grow for many years now, with a portion of them being very successful and broadly adopted. For companies and individuals involved in an open source project, it is advantageous to estimate its success and longevity. There are...

Abstract: "A world in which consuming open data is easy and safe.“ This is the vision of the JValue Open Data Service (ODS) that aims to bundle finding the right open data, using and combining it into an easy and intuitive process. The daily life of developers should be free from hardships, like wri...

Abstract: China is now playing a larger and larger role in the global economy and technology sphere. With support from the Chinese government since the early 2000s, open source software in China has become interesting to study with respect to the current and future development of the Chinese IT indu...

Abstract: Companies are facing difficult build-or-buy decisions when acquiring enterprise software. Open Source User Foundations provide an alternative way of acquisition that is especially relevant in software marketplaces where a handful of software vendors serve a large number of software buyers....

Abstract: Today software ecosystems heavily rely on the re-usage of and object level linking to existing code. Allowance for this is given by a wide variety of software licenses. Due to conflicting restrictions imposed by those licenses, some of them cannot be used together in the same project. This...

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