[OSGeo-Discuss] "Free"

Aaron Racicot aaronr at z-pulley.com
Fri Mar 2 12:13:16 PST 2007

I am just in favor of Paul supplying free beer...

 Aaron Racicot - GIS Programmer   
 360.221.2441 - aaronr at ecotrust.org          

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Paulo Marcondes wrote:

> Paul, as for RMS, while I do not agree all the time with him, we need
> to have the speech/beer issue quite clear at all times. And we have to
> take a stand (at least on a personal basis - mine is speech)

The term "free" as used by this community is jargon 
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jargon>, plain and simple, completely 
transparent to those in-the-know, opaque to outsiders. The workshop 
submission is just a clear example of that.


   Paul Ramsey
   Refractions Research
   pramsey at refractions.net
   Phone: 250-383-3022
   Cell: 250-885-0632
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