Experiences with the Concept of Free Software in a Professional Education Environment (WSL 2002)

Francisco José Monaco (USP)
Celso Renato Goncalves Providelo (USP)
Willians Jorge Rodrigues (USP)
João Henrique Gião Borges (Faculdades COC)

Despite the successful examples of the GNU and the Linux projects, misleading beliefs regarding the concept of Free Software give rise to vigorous arguings among skeptics and enthusiasts on major controversial subjects, urging proponents to demonstrate that the F5 theory when applied, produces the proposed benefits. This paper repans experiences in dealing with those issues within a professional education environment.

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