[Ilugc] difference between free and opensource software
K.P. Senthil Kumar
sekumar123 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 21 21:30:27 IST 2010
> Anyhow i asked what's the difference between opensource and free software
> if free software means "freedom to use,modify,redistribute" then what
> opensource refers?
Free Software means not necessarily to be an open source product. For
example Adobe Reader is a free software (Proprietary to Adobe). When the
same Adobe Reader source code is available to us for use, modify and re
distribute then it is open source.
Hope this clarify your doubt.
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