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Alternative forms 
- open-source (verb or adjective)
Coined by Christine Peterson in January 1998.
- (computing) The practice of providing open-source code for a product.
- (computing) Open-source software in general.
- His contributions to open source are numerous.
Related terms 
the practice of providing open source code for a product
open-source software in general
- To make open-source.