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English translation: open source

08:07 Apr 14, 2017
English language (monolingual) [Non-PRO]
Bus/Financial - Management / Leadership
English term or phrase: open source
Help, please!

Context:
Developing Open Source Leadership
Guy Martin, Senior Strategist with Open Source Group, discusses how you can build open source leaders within your enterprise.
Nam Vo
Vietnam
Local time: 17:53
Selected answer:open source
Explanation:
Open source software is software where the source code is published. This means you can modify it for your own purposes or use it in other projects.


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Note added at 16 mins (2017-04-14 08:23:58 GMT)
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The phrase "open source leaders" could mean a lot of different things (or nothing at all). My best guess, from the very limited context, would be people that promote the use of open source software within the company.
Selected response from:

Terry Richards
France
Local time: 12:53
Grading comment
Thank you Terry. I appreciate it!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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5 +6open source
Terry Richards


Discussion entries: 2





  

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7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +6
open source


Explanation:
Open source software is software where the source code is published. This means you can modify it for your own purposes or use it in other projects.


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Note added at 16 mins (2017-04-14 08:23:58 GMT)
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The phrase "open source leaders" could mean a lot of different things (or nothing at all). My best guess, from the very limited context, would be people that promote the use of open source software within the company.

Terry Richards
France
Local time: 12:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thank you Terry. I appreciate it!
Notes to answerer
Asker: Tony is right. I understand the term "open source" in IT field, but I don't understand its meaning in this particular context.

Asker: Thanks, Terry.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tony M: I think Asker is probably seeking to understand how that can be appplied, outside IT, to 'leaders'?
1 min

agree  B D Finch: I think your suggestion of it meaning "nothing at all" is probably right.
31 mins

agree  Yvonne Gallagher: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/open-source-leaders...
1 hr

agree  philgoddard: I don't agree that it means "nothing at all". It has a very specific meaning.
6 hrs

agree  Yasutomo Kanazawa
6 hrs

agree  acetran
3 days 9 hrs
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