The Free Software Foundation.[Essay] by Raphaël Saillant

2011-06-09

The author was part of the “Alternative Management” third year program in HEC in 2011.

The Free Software Foundation supports the free software against the proprietary software, so that anyone can have a free access not only to the software, but also to its code, to its fabrication recipe, to be able to change it anytime.

Quote article  Raphaël Saillant, « The Free Software Foundation. », 09 june 2011, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Essay]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/179.sls

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