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Re: Open source - Free software

From: John Hasler
Subject: Re: Open source - Free software
Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2006 12:58:27 -0500
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Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
> It is how the term [freeware] has been defined since around the 1980's.
> And yes, it does exclude free software, since free software by definition
> is commercial software too.

To the general public freeware is any software one does not have to pay

Barry Margolin writes:
> Not all free software is commercial.

All Free Software can be sold.
John Hasler
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

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