[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Open source - Free software

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: Re: Open source - Free software
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 01:44:47 +0200 (CEST)

   >>>All free software must be commercial, anyone can charge a fee
   >>>for the act of distributing it.  Otherwise, it is not free

   >>What makes you think that all freeware prohibits you from
   >>charging a fee for the act of distributing it?

   >I didn't write about freeware, I wrote about free software.

   You claimed that free software can't be freeware.

Sorry, I misunderstood you.

Since freeware by definition is software which is distributed gratis,
it cannot be commercial.  Otherwise, it is not freeware, but
non-freeware (for the lack of a better term).  Does that answer your

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]