- ^ Some examples showing that, and how, "free software community" is used:
- Building a free software community in a PC Garage. Linux.com.
- Big challenges for the Free Software Community. Mark Shuttleworth. "The “character” I like most about the free software community is that it is not afraid of setting itself audacious goals..."
- Sun 'distorts' definition of free software. ZDnet. "Sun's president Jonathan Schwartz has angered some in the free software community by appearing to misrepresent what open source is."
- The Free Software Community After 20 Years: With great but incomplete success, what now?. Free Software Foundation.
- Debian Social Contract. Debian. "The Debian Free Software Guidelines (DFSG) ... has been adopted by the free software community"
- Message to the Linux and Free Software Community Regarding the SCO Denial-of-Service Virus. Bruce Perens.
- Let's reward corporations that embrace Free Software. Libervis. "The Free Software community is without a doubt today an important part of the overall IT business ecosystem..."
- ^ Example of the FS and OS terms being interchangeable:
- Announcement: "Free software" instead of "open source"!. Libervis. "This site is about building a stronger community around free software movement and open source movement ... Both movements form the same community..."
- ^ OpenOffice.org FAQ
- The Free Software Community After 20 Years, by Richard Stallman
- International Workshop on Emerging Trends in FLOSS Research and Development, 21 May 2007 - joined with ICSE 2007
- Debian related free software surveys