Word of the Week: 8 Jun 2020

:freeware:

n. Free software, often written by enthusiasts and distributed by users’ groups, or via electronic mail, local bulletin boards, {USENET}, or other electronic media. At one time, `freeware’ was a trademark of Andrew Fluegelman, the author of the well-known MS-DOS comm program PC-TALK III. It wasn’t enforced after his mysterious disappearance and presumed death in 1984.

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