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Re: Open source - Free software

From: spike1
Subject: Re: Open source - Free software
Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 13:13:23 GMT
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In the sacred domain of comp.os.linux.advocacy, Why Tea <> 
didnst hastily scribble thusly:
>> How about this: Free software is a subset of open source software, so
>> all free software is open source.

> This doesn't sound right. I don't think neither one is the subset of
> the other.

> If freeware is a subset of Open Source, then all freeware is Open
> Source. That's clearly NOT the case, is it?

Freeware does not equal Free software.
Free in the Free software context is FREE, freedom, not free as in free of
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