RockMelt is built on open-source code—the Chromium software created by Google and used for its own Chrome browser.
Nor did Microsoft transform its proprietary operating system into open-source code.
The study is drawn entirely from open-source information, but often involving research in relatively denied areas.
Relating to source code that is available to the public without charge. Open-source code is often enhanced, improved, and adapted for specific purposes by interested programmers, with the revised versions of the code are made available to the public. For example, most of the code in the Linux operating system is open-source.