AFPL vs. GPL-like licenses?
johnston at vectaport.com
Fri Jan 19 16:55:50 UTC 2001
>On 15 Jan 2001, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
>> You neglected to mention what your goals are.
>> If your goal is to make the software available to the public, but to
>> retain commercial control over it, then the AFPL is perfectly
>This is my main goal (I think! ;-)).
>> If your goal is to build a community of unpaid developers around the
>> project, then the AFPL is not the best choice.
>Secondary, but it would of course be nice...
Ghostscript seems to have attained both these goals by their choice
of project and licensing.
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