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Twisting the Meaning of 'Free'

Aug 07, 2007, 00:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"According to CESC Ltd chief information officer Subroto Das, 'There is nothing called free software.' I beg to differ.

"In an article titled, Free software wars re-ignite (warning: many pop-ups), Indranil Chakraborty writes about the continuing war between the Free/Open Source Software movement and the non-free software camp. It really has not re-ignited; it continues. The Free Software movement has not stopped fighting for two seconds. The war may enter new domains and encompass and ever-growing number of organizations and people. But it has not stopped, not even for a breather. Even so, the focus of this article is not whether the wars have re-ignited, but the value of Free Software..."

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