Yet another 'What License Is Best For Me?'

David Favro at
Fri Jan 19 05:04:06 UTC 2007

John Cowan wrote:
> David Favro scripsit:
>> I don't want to sell the software, and I specifically want to prohibit
>> anyone else from selling it!
> The thing is, no license can prevent you yourself from selling it: the
> most you can do is prevent other people from doing so, which is considered
> unfair.
Interesting point.  While the license may not, what if someone signed
the copyright over to a trust the bylaws of which specifically
prohibited selling it?  IANAL so I don't even know if such a thing is
possible -- just thinking "out loud."

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