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Re: [vox-outreach] 2nd Draft - letter to schools



MHO only

At 10:07 PM 10/17/2003, you wrote:
What is known as the 'Open Source' software movement began over 20
years ago as a formalization of the tradition of sharing information
that computer programmers had been doing since the 1960s.  Software

...a formalization of the information-sharing tradition...
(reduces string of prep. phrases)

that is released under an Open Source license is available freely to
everyone.  The human readable source code behind the program is

...freely available...


* Extensibility
  Authors of Open Source software are often amazed at the kinds of uses
  other people come up with for their work.  Apple recently replaced
..amazed at the uses other people find for their work...


  Microsoft's Internet Explorer in Mac OS X with their own web browser,

In their Mac OS X operating system, Apple replaced Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser with their own browser, based...

Sounds great, Bill. What a good idea this is.

--nicole twn
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