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It's free because it's open source.

While I dislike going offtopic, I felt I had to correct this common misconception.

While opensource software frequently is very affordable, there is, usually, nothing relating the two. The general requirement of opensource software is that the source should be supplied when the product is distributed, but not how or for what price it is distributed. For example, taking the GPL:
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When we speak of free software, we are referring to freedom, not price. Our General Public Licenses are designed to make sure that you have the freedom to distribute copies of free software (and charge for this service if you wish), that you receive source code or can get it if you want it, that you can change the software or use pieces of it in new free programs; and that you know you can do these things.

Obviously, specifics change with the license in question.

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