FAQ for giving lectures about Free Software

Matthias Kirschner mk at fsfe.org
Thu Jul 6 12:03:48 UTC 2006

* Yavor Doganov <yavor at doganov.org> [2006-07-06 00:10:04 +0300]:

> This might be true for languages as English, where free-as-in-freedom
> and free-as-in-beer use the same word.  For most of the Slavic
> languages this is not so, free-as-in-freedom is definitely derived
> from liberty.
> But I don't think at all that another term should be used.  In all
> cases one should speak about Free Software, if there is a language
> problem, the first sentence of the speech must clarify this.

Yes, just add "it's free as in freedom not price".

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