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QubeQuorner: What is free software?

Jan 03, 2000, 17:09 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Luke Tymowski)

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"There exists a lot of confusion about the ideals of Linux, open-source, and the Free Software Foundation (FSF)."

"They're a bunch of communists" is something I hear quite often. And it's not true."

"Free software, as encouraged by the FSF originally, and now with lots of press coverage and attention by Linux and the open-source movement, has nothing to do with monetary value. Free software does not mean giving away software at no cost and forbidding the selling of software."

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