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Re: Open source - Free software

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Open source - Free software
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2006 08:32:33 +0200
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Al Klein <rukbat@pern.invalid> writes:

> On Wed, 27 Sep 2006 14:27:34 -0400, Barry Margolin
> <> wrote:
>>Whether they should be able to is of purely academic interest.  The fact 
>>is that they *did* do this, and this is what the phrase "free software" 
>>now means in the industry.  You can dislike it all you want, but you 
>>can't legitimately claim that it didn't happen, and ignoring it will 
>>simply lead to confusion in discussions like this.
> So will ignoring the fact that "free <any product in commerce>" means
> without charge.

Like "free press"?

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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