5 definitions by CarlosC

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is the term commonly used on continental Europe, and increasingly in other non-anglophone areas for Free & Open-Source Software/Code.
Anglophones sometimes have arguments over "free" v. "open" (libre, gratis, abierto...); the continentals don't waste their time.
The Spanish sometimes say codigo abierto (open code) too when referring to this concept.
See free software and FOSS.
FOSS, FLOSS, open-source, free software are all covered by software libre.
Examples of products: Linux, the Apache web server, Firefox
by CarlosC March 10, 2006

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an uninteresting horse in the vicinity
"Wouldn't it be nice to get on with me(sic) neighbours
but they make it very clear they've got no room for ravers
..."

Steve Marriott and Ronnie Lane (Small Faces), 1968
by CarlosC October 05, 2007

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the UK's Unix and Open Systems User Group
is a non-profit organization and technical forum for the advocacy of
open systems, particularly Unix and Unix-like operating systems,
the promotion of free and open-source software,
and the advancement of open programming standards and networking protocols.

It aims to cater for all those working in, or interested in open systems and open standards.

It is known as UKUUG (and registered as UKUUG Ltd) not any expanded form of those initials.
If you are interested in Linux/UNIX, open standards, the systems administration of such, etc, UKUUG may be for you.
by CarlosC March 10, 2006

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an uninteresting horse in the vicinity
"Wouldn't it be nice to get on with me(sic) neighbours
but they make it very clear they've got no room for ravers
..."

Steve Marriott and Ronnie Lane (Small Faces), 1968
by CarlosC October 05, 2007

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Sciurus carolinensis, known in North America as the eastern grey (they write "gray") squirrel.

It was introduced into Britain in the last quarter of C19th.
Alas, it has generally replaced the native red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris).
we have a job for you, grey squirrel : you are to travel to exotic distant lands, meet exciting squirrels (excited people) and kill the reds
We know they is habouring mass acorns and they pose a threat,
we read it in Mad magazine
by CarlosC March 10, 2006

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