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FOSS

foss

A moat or ditch.

FOSS

(Free and Open Source Software) See free software and open source.
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My last contact concerning Foss was the one hour meeting in 2007.
FOSS was founded in the early 1970s by Richard Stallman and emerged into the mainstreams of United States' economy and academia in the 1990s.
The proposed branches include FOSS usage in public and private sectors, research and development, support and assistance, training, education and awareness, academic students' projects, sponsors, and Arabic language support.
Mr Foss had been a volunteer with Marine Rescue NSW at Brunswick Heads for three years and was involved in a rescue operation at Brunswick River bar shortly before his death.
Fredoryshenko carried his interest in FOSS to Lebanon from his native Russia where, he says, FOSS is one of the most important ways to save money.
By 'environmentalism' Foss means, 'not a system of thought, but a loose collection of putative facts, questionable creeds, and hastily conceived calls for action--fortified throughout with plain truths, worthy ideals, and sound plans.
Foss was the Infantry School's 37th commandant and served as commanding general at Fort Benning from March 1984 to January 1986, arriving just as the Army launched its Light Infantry concept.
That has changed in recent years, however, as FOSS education-oriented programs such as Moodle, a learning management system, and Edubuntu, an operating system, have demonstrated a high level of functionality and stability.
The FOSS licensing movement uses several techniques to emphasize source code transparency and, for many licenses, requires subsequent development to occur under the same or a similar FOSS license.
With the support of a global FOSS process installation team, the XDS Process Analytics system is ideal for dairy producers seeking a simple to implement system without the need for in-house experts and lengthy installation procedures.
Last month Hampton, NH-based Foss Manufacturing Company launched a state-of-the-art needlepunch line designed and built by Erko-Trutzschler.
Sue Foss, 46, who was born with severe deformities to her arms and legs after her mother took Thalidomide for morning sickness, claimed she was subject to sexual discrimination at work.