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closed source

n
(Computer Science)
a. intellectual property, esp computer source code, that is not made available to the general public by its creators
b. (as modifier): closed source software. Compare open source
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closed source (alternatively called proprietary development) is very much a religious war." So it's not surprising that there's a lot of misinformation floating around about open source, clouding the issues.
OSS and its development projects differ from proprietary software and closed source projects in several aspects.
Both groups assert that this more open style of licensing allows for a superior software development process (when compared to closed source), and therefore that pursuing it is in line with rational self-interest.
Microsoft is the biggest target in part because it's the most widely deployed operating system in the world, but also because the hacker community resents "closed source" applications like Windows.
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Since Outlook is closed source, Guninski was not examining the Outlook code.