What license to pick...
cowan at locke.ccil.org
Sun Oct 1 03:13:56 UTC 2000
On Fri, 29 Sep 2000, flash gordon wrote:
> Were I to release code for the public good and access, I would resent it
> highly if someone assimilated it, packaged it and marketed it, and making
> thousands or even millions in the process. And if that were to happen, I
> think I would be reluctant to be altruistic and release more code pro bono.
If that *were* to happen, you would be free (as would anyone else) to
undercut the merchant. A high price would not be sustainable. If anyone
were able to charge a high price, it would have to be for something else:
brand name/reputation, service, or what not.
John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
One art/there is/no less/no more/All things/to do/with sparks/galore
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