For Approval: Open Source Software Alliance License
nelson at crynwr.com
Mon Sep 29 19:48:55 UTC 2003
Brian Behlendorf writes:
> On Sun, 28 Sep 2003, Russell Nelson wrote:
> > Brian Behlendorf writes:
> > > It's not flame bait. Show me an open source license that specifies that
> > > each user pay the copyright holder for use.
> > You could have a license which specifies that each user have to pay
> > the copyright holder when they get the software from the copyright
> > holder. It would have to allow others to redistribute it without fee,
> > but the license itself *could* require payment upon recipt from the
> > copyright holder. Some people would be perfectly willing to pay.
> That doesn't meet the requirement above. You're saying I could charge for
> the act of allowing a download to someone. Very different than what I
> suggest above.
Indeed, yes. Sorry for not being clear enough.
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