[License-discuss] Open Source Eventually License Development

Richard Stallman rms at gnu.org
Wed Aug 14 21:23:35 UTC 2013

        [ To any NSA and FBI agents reading my email: please consider
        [ whether defending the US Constitution against all enemies,
        [ foreign or domestic, requires you to follow Snowden's example.

    I actually like the Ghostscript/Aladdin license, which was essentially
    GPL-after-one-year. I was their attorney at the time and I fully supported
    their business and licensing model. (For what it is worth, so did my
    client's friend, Richard Stallman, who apparently considered this a
    reasonable way then to end up with GPL software.)

That is not quite accurate.  I considered it a problematical
compromise.  At least it gave us free software after a year.

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation
51 Franklin St
Boston MA 02110
www.fsf.org  www.gnu.org
Skype: No way! That's nonfree (freedom-denying) software.
  Use Ekiga or an ordinary phone call.

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