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open source

n
(Computer Science)
a. intellectual property, esp computer source code, that is made freely available to the general public by its creators
b. (as modifier): open source software. Compare closed source
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APFD demonstrated that the random ordering outperformed the repeated coverage maximization for GCC while not for Jikes and Jvac.
2001) whereas the second version uses a modified version of the IBM Jikes Research Virtual Machine (Quitadamo, Cabri, and Leonardi 2006).
Upstairs you'll be entertained by Live One, Freak Manoovers, Kinky Afro - featuring live African drumming), topped off by Optimo DJ's Twitch and Mr Jikes.
In the past, Perens has grumbled over similar problems with IBM's Jikes license.
In recent years a lot of powerful JIT compilers for stack-based mobile code formats have been developed: especially notable are Sun's HotSpot compiler [62, 6] and IBM's Jikes RVM [7, 44], respectively.
On Monday, Digital Creations opened the source to its Z Open Publishing Environment (ZOPE) (CI No 3,553), while Tuesday saw IBM open up its Jikes Java compiler (CI No 3,554).