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Re: Open source - Free software

From: Al Klein
Subject: Re: Open source - Free software
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 08:45:28 -0400

On Tue, 26 Sep 2006 23:38:22 -0700, Jim Richardson
<> wrote:

>"freeware" and "Free Software" are not the same thing. Free Software
>refers to (mostly) GPL stuff.

Free Software may, but free software refers to software that's free
(by any of the many definitions of the word "free".  (That's how
English [and most other languages] works.)

Open Source Software is, of necessity, Free Software (and free
software), but free software isn't limited to Open Source Software.
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