The FSFE summit

David Rabel david.rabel at
Mon Jul 11 14:08:33 UTC 2016

On 11.07.2016 15:55, Reinhard Müller wrote:
> Am 2016-07-11 um 15:53 schrieb Carsten Agger:
>> As Spanish, French, Italian and German Portuguese indeed also uses two
>> words for these concepts.
> FWIW, German doesn't. It's "frei" for both.
> Thanks,

I disagree here. The german word "frei" is more like in free speech than
in free beer. Although there are exceptions like Freibier or Freikarten,
I think you normally would use "umsonst" or "kostenlos" for something
free of charge.
At least this is my feeling as a native speaker.


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