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Re: Open source - Free software

From: Al Klein
Subject: Re: Open source - Free software
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 00:07:32 -0400

On Thu, 28 Sep 2006 12:36:17 -0400, Barry Margolin
<> wrote:

>Language is defined by the community.

And, since the *V*A*S*T* majority of the English-speaking community
accept "free <product>" to mean that the product is available at no
cost, that would seem to end the need for further discussion for most
of the world.  Certainly for those of us reading your words in acf.

>If you don't feel you're bound by 
>it, fine, but don't expect to be able to carry on a conversation.  

Only with the majority of the world.

>You're just going to cause confusion or appear to be a kook.

To a very tiny specialized  portion of a very tiny fraction of
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