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Re: [OT] Free software vs non-free, here we go again

On Tuesday 29 September 2015 18:33:41 Reco wrote:
> Confusing 'open-source' with 'free software' is a common mistake.

No, Reco.  _You_ are confusing the language.  In English English "free 
software" measn BOTH "open source" and "costs nothing".   He is confusing 
nothing, though he certainly didn't make himself clear. 

When I say free software I always say either "as in speech" or "as in beer" to 
make it clear which I mean.  But "free software" MEANS BOTH.

If I am speaking to a linguist I simply use the French: gratuit or libre.


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