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source program

[′sȯrs ‚prō‚gram]
(computer science)
The form of a program just as the programmer has written it, often on coding forms or machine-readable media; a program expressed in a source-language form.

source program

A program in its original form, as written by the programmer. See source code.
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"We are in a situation where many of these decades-old open source programs have become industry standards and provide the underpinning for the Internet as we know it.
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Open source programs, which are usually free, allow users to view and modify the source code.
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