On Mon, 1 Oct 2001, Liam Bedford wrote:
> > > distinction between free and free - libre and gratis in French, or speech
> > ^^^^^^ that's `gratuit.'
> > #endif /* NIT_PICKING_LIKE_THE_PEDANT_I_AM */
> <more nit_picking>
> They use gratis in belgium. And I think it was the belgian french, rather
> than the Belgian Flemish.
> </more nit_picking>
Aside: "gratis" is dutch for free, which might explain why belgian's
use it. though it surprises me they would, as the french speaking
belgians are terribly disdainful of anything vlaams or dutch.
Paul Jakma paul at clubi.iepaul at jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
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