Category talk:Free software

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I think this category should be merged with category:Open source software. In real life the two are almost always synonymous unless one is being extremely pedantic. ⇔ ChristTrekker 15:07, 18 March 2014 (UTC)

There is a naming convention for this wording, it contains related categories such as Free software by name, Free software by genre, etc. Note that Open source software is an English term while Free software seems universal, we say Logiciel libre in French, Software libre in Spanish, etc. Best regards. genium ⟨✉⟩ 00:34, 3 April 2014 (UTC)
There has also been some discussion of this at COM:VP#Category:Free software. It was suggested there that renaming the merged category Category:Free and open source software might be a good solution. --Avenue (talk) 20:56, 4 April 2014 (UTC)
Thank you, I copy and paste my message there. genium ⟨✉⟩ 21:56, 4 April 2014 (UTC)