"Open Source" vs "Free" Software: Is "Free Software" Dead?

Posted by incinerator on Dec 29, 2004 8:47 AM EDT
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"There are some people who are passionate about the differences between 'free software' and 'open source'," wrote Kevin Bedell earlier this year. But he was beginning to wonder if the difference matters, he added. "I think it's time to stop dividing the community using labels. We don't need different names for the same thing." Read the rest of his essay here, in the start of our end-of-year "Best of 2004" round-up of articles from LinuxWorld Magazine.

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