Parallel universes: open access and open source []

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"The parallels between this movement - what has come to be known as �open access� � and open source are striking. For both, the ultimate wellspring is the Internet, and the new economics of sharing that it enabled. Just as the early code for the Internet was a kind of proto-open source, so the early documentation � the RFCs � offered an example of proto-open access. And for both their practitioners, it is recognition � not recompense � that drives them to participate...."



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02/22/2006, 10:40