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Offline jabedmorshed

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Myths about Open source Software
« on: August 03, 2013, 01:56:06 PM »

Myth 1: Open source software is more/less secure than proprietary


Myth 2: Many eyes makes for secure code.


Myth 3: Bad people can look at the source code, so it's less secure

Myth 4: If  my software is given to the Open Source community, thousands of developers will suddenly start working & developing for this software or for nothing

Myth 5: Big companies don't use open source software.

Myth 6: Linux is harder to use than Windows.

Myth 7: Linux is not compatible with Windows.

Myth 8: Open Source Software Isn't Reliable or Supported.

Myth 9: Open Source is all about infrastructure
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Offline Shadhin

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Re: Myths about Open source Software
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2014, 01:03:23 PM »
Nice to know. "Free as in Freedom"
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Re: Myths about Open source Software
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2014, 01:56:59 PM »
 good information..