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Open source software development--Just another case of collective invention?

  • Osterloh, Margit
  • Rota, Sandra
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    Volume (Year): 36 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 2 (March)
    Pages: 157-171

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:respol:v:36:y:2007:i:2:p:157-171
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