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  • initialism free software movement free/libre/open source software


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  • Gosh, who became Topsy's CTO after a successful career in open source he's an OSI board member, and he coined the term FLOSS in 2001, goes on to contrast Google's page- and domain-based authority model with that of Topsy, which essentially ranks people, not pages.

    Wired Top Stories Jon Stokes 2011

  • Microsoft admits in many of its recent SEC filings that FLOSS is the largest competitive threat to its market and business model, so it’s no wonder Microsoft sees FLOSS such as Linux and OpenOffice. org as its primary enemy.

    Hollywood’s new PC vista? 2005

  • The TOMMY songwriter's new project is titled FLOSS, and it is intended for "outdoor performance, or arenas". writes on his blog: Featured Content 2009

  • They still control the platform and "FLOSS" in application-space with the notable exception of MS Office is promoted.

    10,000 netbook trial in victorian primary schools Bill Kerr 2009

  • Three FLOSS employees came out to the loading dock to help the truck driver and his partner unload.

    Larger Than Lyfe Cynthia Diane Thornton 2011

  • It would take two to three hours for all of the auto rims to be unloaded, unpacked, disassembled and all of the valuable product removed from them by FLOSS employees.

    Larger Than Lyfe Cynthia Diane Thornton 2011

  • Greens insisted at every opportunity that public administrations should use FLOSS information systems (Free/Libre/Open Source Software) or systems that are compatible with FLOSS.

    Green Party on ‘copyright problems’ 2009

  • A freight trailer backed up to the loading dock at FLOSS Auto Customizing in Inglewood.

    Larger Than Lyfe Cynthia Diane Thornton 2011

  • Together with NGOs, the Greens have steered the “Open Parliament” idea which aims at liberating the EP from the Microsoft monopoly and having it switch to FLOSS software.

    Green Party on ‘copyright problems’ 2009

  • Greens secured funds for FLOSS research in EU programs (7th Framework programme for Research; Community and Innovation Programme, Interoperability SA programme).

    Green Party on ‘copyright problems’ 2009


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