For Approval: Open Source Software Alliance License
sean at chittenden.org
Thu Sep 25 16:09:44 UTC 2003
> > Let me clarify some vocabulary:
> > people = home user or developer of applications out side of a
> > commercial entity working on a not for sale piece of
> > software.
> > businesses = commercial developers interested explicitly in the
> > purpose of developing commercial applications and products.
> Unfortunately, Sean, this does not clarify, but instead obscures.
> The GPL does not interfere with commerce.
> It interferes with the creation of proprietary software.
Correct, which is what I object to and why I created the OSSAL.
Businesses using OSSAL software would give the business the ability to
create proprietary software, even though the non-core parts are most
likely open and available to the public.
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