Reading list: FOSS

Table of Contents

Readings on a variety of topics about Free & Open Source Software.

1. Foundations 🔗

  • Four Freedoms of Free Software: Before understanding anything else about Open Source, you must first understand the core foundation of what decades of Open Source development built upon: the Four Freedoms. The Four Freedoms can be remembered as the freedoms to Read, Run, Revise, & Redistribute. This article from Free Software Foundation Europe explains more about the essential four freedoms guaranteed by all users of Open Source technology.

2. Governance 🔗