Worth Reading: The Jargon

One enduring and complex piece of jargon is the use of “free” in relation to software. In fact, the term is so ambiguous that different terms have evolved to describe some of the variants—open source, FOSS, and even phrases such as “free as in speech, not as in beer.” But surely this is a good thing, right? —Mike Bursell @Opensource.com

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  1. Derick Winkworth 2 August 2018 at 10:08 am

    We destroy the meaning of words in tech. Open, free, cloud, software-defined, etc, etc… wherever we marketing can hitch a ride and improve SEO scores… 🙂

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