Skype is not free software

William Anderson william.anderson at
Mon Sep 27 11:19:32 UTC 2004

Benjamin Edwards wrote:
> It seems to be free (as in bear) but not Open Source. Discussions as to 
> wether software is 'free' need to define wether they means the geek 
> version of free or the common usage.

Free as in 'libre' is hardly a 'geek' version or definition of the word. 
  Non-free has always (afair) been used in Debian to describe software 
which is not distributed under a Free or Open licence, so it makes sense 
to extend that meaning here, no?

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