2010/4/16 Gilles Gravier <ggravier@xxxxxxxx>:
> On 16/04/2010 21:33, Christoph Bier wrote:
>>> Also, but that I'm not sure, acrobat format is not open, neither the
>> PDF is an open format and an ISO standard.
> Which, in any case, has no link to the original question. :) MS Office
> DOC format is not open. OpenOffice.org is a very good tool to edit it.
>>> acrobat reader is free, editor is not.
>> You don't have to pay for Adobe Reader but it's not free.
> Yes it is. The cost is ZERO. In the webster dictionnary, that qualifies
> as "free".
> Of course, you are playing on words here and you forgot (voluntarily) to
> specify "free as in speech".
> Acrobat Reader is free, as in free beer. Not as in free speech.
> I'm pretty sure the original comment "acrobat reader is free, editor is
> not" had, as an implied meaning, "free as in beer". Or else the original
> poster of that sentense would have (just as you should) claimed "it is
> not free - as in free speech". If you want people to be accurate, please
> be as well.
He he heâ maybe we all should speak Swedish instead:
Fri=Free (as in free speech)
Gratis=Free (as in free beer)
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