Why you should learn to love free documentation

ADAM HYDE, 2008.
“Why You Should Learn to Love Free Documentation”
From The Aotearoa Digital Arts Reader, ed. Brennan and Ballard, 2008.

Hyde explains why he believes free software (‘free’ as in ‘free speech’, not as in ‘free beer’) should be accompanied by free documentation or user manuals, and sets some parameters for identifying and developing good quality documentation. By contributing towards free documentation, according to Hyde, we can assist in the “spread of free culture”.

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