[License-discuss] we need a new license for earning money

Ben Cotton bcotton at fedoraproject.org
Tue Sep 24 15:43:40 UTC 2013

On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 5:09 AM, Pirmin Braun <pb at intars.de> wrote:
> there is already some contradiction in the OSI defnition: "must not restrict anyone from making use of the program"
> because if someone wants to make use but can't without help and this help is only offered for money, he's restricted.

Or he can acquire the skills necessary, or ask for help from the
community, or so on. Unless there's a technical mechanism preventing
someone from using the program without paying money, you're not going
to find much traction with that argument.


Ben Cotton

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