Subject: Re: [openip] Re: GNU License for Hardware
From: "Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona" <jgb@gsyc.inf.uc3m.es>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 1999 23:55:21 +0200 (CEST)

David Welton writes:
 > 
 > > I don't speak French, so I don't know if the meaning of the word
 > > "libre" is any where close to the meaning of the word "liberated".
 > 
 > Libre, if anything like the Italian 'libero', just means free, in the
 > sense of freedom.  Liberated means that something is now free that was
 > not in the past, and probably that someone or something effected this
 > change.

	"Libre" in Spanish means just "free", as in free speech. I
guess the same is applicable to French.

		Jesus.

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                                       | Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
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