[NBLUG/talk] SVLUG: Women in FLOSS

Bill Kendrick nbs at sonic.net
Thu Jun 8 17:44:07 PDT 2006

On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 04:59:51PM -0700, S. Saunders wrote:
> I had seen "FOSS" and "F/OSS" but hadn't seen "FLOSS"
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FLOSS

It's because Free is kind of an ambiguous term.  Most people think "$$$"
rather than "freedom".  (In Spanish, there's "Gratis" vs "Libre"; each
translating to the two different meanings of "free" in English.)

'course, Wikipedia kinda explained that.  Just wasting bits, sorry ;)


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