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 Definition Software that can be used, studied, and modified without restriction; and redistributed under these terms. [d] [e]

Is this then different from freeware, which you can usually get for free, but not necessarily get the code for? David E. Volk 10:43, 11 May 2008 (CDT)

Yes, the term Free Software is usually capitalised (by convention) to distinguish it from software that is but free in price. We also call it Free/Libre Software, to make clearer the meaning. I am about to add some more information to this article; it will make this distinction. Patrick Niedzielski 17:24, 30 June 2010 (UTC)