[plug] Software License Evaluation

Adam Ashley adam_ashley at softhome.net
Tue Jun 1 10:45:32 WST 2004

you do realise nothing in the GPL says you cant sell your software. It
simple states that when supplying it to someone you have to make the
source code available to them if they want it.


On Mon, 2004-05-31 at 10:58, Onno Benschop wrote:
> Hi folks,
> My code has made it into the big league - in a small way - it's bypassed
> the state of "custom solution" and has made it to "application".
> I'm having many debates with myself on how I would licence this software
> to the end-user. While I use GPL software everyday, I'm also in need of
> money to pay the rent; I'm not employed by a "rich patron", who can
> afford to pay my bills.
> I'm looking for URLs to sites that allow me to evaluate, preferably
> side-by-side some of the licensing options open to me.
> I realise that this could turn into a debate about the pros and cons of
> GPL, which I'm not intending it to be, but this is a free world, so you
> can feel free to comment either way :-)
> I'm hoping for some leads that speak English not Lawyer.
> Cheers,
> Onno Benschop 
> Connected via Optus B3 at S27°52'30" - E151°16'25" (Millmerran, QLD)
Adam Ashley <adam_ashley at softhome.net>

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