Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Sep 2013 19:53 UTC
Google

Starting today we’re making Quickoffice for Android and iOS available for free, for everyone. With Quickoffice, you can edit Microsoft Office documents across your devices, giving you the freedom to work with anyone no matter what hardware or software they’re using. Plus, it’s integrated with Google Drive storage so you can safely access your files from anywhere.

And unlike Microsoft Office, it's completely free. Good move by Google.

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ricegf
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2007-04-25

Yeah, English has warts. ;)

It's free because you don't pay for it. But it's not free because it doesn't respect your freedom to use your computer in whatever way you would like.

English should really adopt "libre" as the word for the latter concept, and leave "free" for "no-cost".

We also really need some good gender-neutral pronouns while we're at it...

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