Subject: Re: Sun, BSD, and GNU
From: Russell Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com>
Date: 1 Jun 1999 04:43:12 -0000

Arkin writes:
 > Let's summarize:
 > 
 > * Gratis -- zero cost, you pay nothing for using the software
 > 
 > * Libre -- freedom, you can do with the software as you wish (as long as
 > you do not hinder other people's right to freedom)
 > 
 > * Free software (as in GPL) -- an attempt to assure gratis and libre

I don't believe so.  If software is libre, then it is typically gratis
(modulo the fee to get the first copy).  But that's not a condition of
freeness -- the GPL admits to the existance of copying fees.

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