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Re: Rewrite of "advice for new user"



   ... I just found out that sources for Mbrola are available only on
   commercial basis.

I think what you mean is that the sources for Mbrola are restricted.

After all, sources for Emacs are available on a commercial basis.  You
can buy and sell them.  That is why the price is so low.  When
distribution is not restricted, and when technology enables
inexpensive reproduction, then the price comes down.  

Indeed, the cost of reproducing a file over the Internet is so low
that only some organizations put a price on the action.  For example,
The Wall Street Journal charges a subscription fee.

Indeed, it is critical that sources be available on a commercial basis
without government sponsored monopoly.  Otherwise, few businessmen
will sell CDs with the software on them.


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