Release comercial application's sources as GPL but with restriction in usage
Rod Dixon, J.D., LL.M.
roddixon at cyberspaces.org
Wed Feb 16 11:39:14 UTC 2005
To be clear, your statement about charging for licensing does not refer to
the copyright holder.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kevin Bedell" <kbedell at gmail.com>
To: <license-discuss at opensource.org>
Sent: Monday, February 14, 2005 7:43 PM
Subject: Re: Release comercial application's sources as GPL but with
restriction in usage
[snip]. You can't charge a licensing fee for
> something licensed under the GPL, for example.
> Another alternative is to use a two-tier strategy where you have one
> version of your product that's 'Free', and then offer additional
> modules under non-Free licensing terms. This is a tough balancing act
> to manage, but there are people who are attempting it.
> There are a variety of emerging business models for you to explore.
> Another list that is more friendly to these types of discussions is
> the Free Software Business list located at http://www.crynwr.com/fsb/
> Kevin Bedell
> Director of Professional Services
> Black Duck Software
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