"2020 FLOSS Roadmap": Open-source Developers Set out Software Road Map for 2020

A group of open-source software advocates set out a road map for the software industry through 2020 at the Open World Forum conference in Paris. The authors of the report, "2020 FLOSS Roadmap", made a number of predictions about the role of free, libre and open-source software (FLOSS) in 2020, and 80 recommendations for the […]

A group of open-source software advocates set out a road map for the software industry through 2020 at the Open World Forum conference in Paris. The authors of the report, "2020 FLOSS Roadmap", made a number of predictions about the role of free, libre and open-source software (FLOSS) in 2020, and 80 recommendations for the industry. Their use of the French word "libre" (free as in unfettered) clears up the ambiguity inherent in the English word "free," which can also mean without cost.

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