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Clarifying README

Clarifying product name and its licensing.
Related to microsoft#60, microsoft#1230, microsoft#2982, microsoft#3029, microsoft#5342, microsoft#17996.
Based on @chrisdias [comment](microsoft#2983 (comment)) and [comment](microsoft#60 (comment))
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# Visual Studio Code - Open Source
# Code - Open Source

[![Build Status](https://travis-ci.org/Microsoft/vscode.svg?branch=master)](https://travis-ci.org/Microsoft/vscode)
[![Build Status](https://ci.appveyor.com/api/projects/status/vuhlhg80tj3e2a0l/branch/master?svg=true)](https://ci.appveyor.com/project/VSCode/vscode)
[![Coverage Status](https://img.shields.io/coveralls/Microsoft/vscode/master.svg)](https://coveralls.io/github/Microsoft/vscode?branch=master)
[![Gitter](https://img.shields.io/badge/chat-on%20gitter-blue.svg)](https://gitter.im/Microsoft/vscode)

[VS Code](https://code.visualstudio.com) is a new type of tool that combines the simplicity of
Code is a new type of tool that combines the simplicity of
a code editor with what developers need for their core edit-build-debug cycle. Code
provides comprehensive editing and debugging support, an extensibility model, and lightweight integration with existing tools.

VS Code is updated monthly with new features and bug fixes. You can download it for Windows, Mac and Linux on [VS Code's website](https://code.visualstudio.com/Download). To get the latest releases everyday, you can install the [Insiders version of VS Code](https://code.visualstudio.com/insiders). This builds from the master branch and is updated at least daily.

<p align="center">
<img alt="VS Code in action" src="https://cloud.githubusercontent.com/assets/11839736/16642200/6624dde0-43bd-11e6-8595-c81885ba0dc2.png">
</p>

Code is updated monthly with new features and bug fixes.
You can download sources of released versions from [GitHub Releases](https://github.com/Microsoft/vscode/releases).
Building binaries for Windows, OS X and Linux [instructions](https://github.com/Microsoft/vscode/wiki/How-to-Contribute#build-and-run-from-source)
are avaiable, but precompiled packages are not distributed here (see Related Products below).

The [`vscode`](https://github.com/microsoft/vscode) repository is where we do development and there are many ways you can participate in the project, for example:

* [Submit bugs and feature requests](https://github.com/microsoft/vscode/issues) and help us verify as they are checked in
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* File a bug in [GitHub Issues](https://github.com/Microsoft/vscode/issues).
* [Tweet](https://twitter.com/code) us with other feedback.

## Related Products
Microsoft is distributing its own build as Microsoft Visual Studio Code.
You can download packages for Windows, Mac and Linux on [VS Code's website](https://code.visualstudio.com/Download).

It's based on Code Open Source with some changes:
* Microsoft branding
* licensed under Microsoft [closed source custom product license](https://code.visualstudio.com/License) (EULA)
* Extension Marketplace supported
* crash reporting and telemetry enabled
* user configuration and extensions stored in different directory then Code - Open Source
* extension debugging supported

To get the latest releases everyday, you can install the [Insiders version of VS Code](https://code.visualstudio.com/insiders). This builds from the master branch and is updated at least daily.

## Related Projects
Many of the core components and extensions to Code live in their own repositories on GitHub. For example, the [node debug adapter](https://github.com/microsoft/vscode-node-debug) and the [mono debug adapter](https://github.com/microsoft/vscode-mono-debug).

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commented on e3a3194 Jun 14, 2017

The paragraph on the "Microsoft-flavoured build" is a great idea. At least, people can understand how far Microsoft wants to get into "open-source".

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