自由軟體 5 | Consultant 2
Paying represents a recognition of value. Paying is a declaration of commitment.
Without enough payment, people in general will not commit enough time to fully utilize a product.
Free software is a matter of liberty, not price. To understand the concept, you should think of free as in free speech, not as in free beer.
— Richard Stallman
Free software does not have to be free. Free software does not have to be cheap.
Free Software Foundation sold each Emacs copy for 100 dollars.
— based on my memory of a Richard Stallman’s speech in Hong Kong
[The “$100” may be incorrect. But spirit of the whole paragraph is intact.]
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