Subject: Re: Can open source cost money?
From: kragen@pobox.com (Kragen)
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 1998 11:54:10 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 25 Aug 1998, Rich Morin wrote:
> . . .  although freedom
> from cost is not the only issue surrounding Open Source software, it
> _is_ an important issue.

Well, as Chris Maeda pointed out, a lot of us started using open-source
software because it was monetarily cheap.  And that's also why Linus
made Linux free -- to make sure it would be available to people like
him.

Kragen

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