filière propriétaire

08:51 Nov 8, 2013
French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Internet, e-Commerce / Ebooks
French term or phrase: filière propriétaire
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Do you know how to translate "filière propriétaire" in English ?

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L’interopérabilité est en effet garante à la fois de la facilité d’accès pour les lecteurs et de la possibilité d’une concurrence ouverte à tous, à l’opposé des filières propriétaires destinées à refermer la clientèle sur un seul acteur.

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3 +1proprietary technology/format
Philippe Etienne
3private network
Madeleine van Zanten



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proprietary technology/format

as opposed to open-source.
Proprietary components cannot be exchanged/used on other platforms/systems than those for which they were designed.

Philippe Etienne
Local time: 04:28
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench

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agree  Daryo: Exactly that "proprietary" - specific to one software developer or even worse sometimes specific to just one particular piece of software!
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private network

To my understanding, there is a network involved

Madeleine van Zanten
Local time: 04:28
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Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
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