This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word OSS
Oss is a municipality and a city in the southern Netherlands, in the province of North Brabant.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
Written-only acronym for “Open Source Software” (see
open source). This is a rather ugly
TLA, and the principals in the open-source movement
don't use it, but it has (perhaps inevitably) spread through the trade
press like kudzu.