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Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] [gnu.org #829168] GNUzilla and IceCat for Windows?

From: Jason Self
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] [gnu.org #829168] GNUzilla and IceCat for Windows?
Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 08:38:23 -0700 (PDT)

Narcis Garcia said:
> You can use M.Firefox in MS/Windows, and you will enjoy the same

Except for that fact that Mozilla Firefox is not free software.

What makes it non-free, you ask? I refer you back to the four basic
For a program to be free you must be able to use all four freedoms on a
commercial of non-commercial basis [0]. That's an important part:
and non-commercial use must be treated entirely equally.

Mozilla does not allow freedom #2 on a commercial basis, rendering
Mozilla-branded copies non-free [1]. Recommending that someone use a
program is probably not a good idea.

[0] http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/free-sw.html

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