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FrontPage Wants to be FREEEEEEEE

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 12:31:49 -0800
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.20010118122955.00aefa80@garth.idyllmtn.com>
To: "Kathleen Anderson" <kathleen.anderson@po.state.ct.us>
Cc: "Davey Leslie" <davey@inx-jp.org>, "Anne Pemberton" <apembert@crosslink.net>, "Charles F. Munat" <chas@munat.com>, "'Bailey, Bruce'" <Bruce_Bailey@ed.gov>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
At 05:32 AM 1/18/2001 , Kathleen Anderson wrote:
>Davey:
>Please don't confuse FrontPage Express, which came with IE, and was free,
>with FrontPage 2000, which is part of Office and is not free. They are two
>completely differently animals.

Good point -- it's also important to note that the majority of
office workers in the U.S. -do- have some version of Office
installed on their computers, which means that it's not an
extra purchase for the company/school if they choose to use
FP2K.  Thus it's effectively "free" even if it's not technically
free software -- since you wanted Word and Excel and Powerpoint
anyway, you didn't have to fork over anything extra for FP2K.

--Kynn

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