Ensuring the Quality of Open Source Software

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Open Source Software (OSS) has been embraced by individuals for decades, but only recently have organizations around the globe looked upon open source as an attractive and practical alternative to proprietary software. In addition to its appealing price tag, usually free, OSS can be inspected, modified, and freely redistributed according to the terms of its license.

In spite of this, open source developers still find their code quality and security challenged by a question that has followed them from the beginning: "If it's free, how good can it be?"

The full article is available at OSBR, "Ensuring the Quality of Open Source Software".