Re: Mostly free software...
Philip Hands wrote:
> If they are doing commercial software, let them develop it
> themselves, and stop trying to muddy the waters with almost-free
> licenses that dupe people into doing their development for them.
"Dupe people"? The situation is totally clear. If people want to develop
for them, they can, knowing that their work will get used in a semi-free
program. (Note the amount of work that went into BSD before it was freed
from AT&T license entanglments, and probably before that was even
thought of. They, too, knew what they were doing.) It's the developer's
I also find it very weird to tell someone that they should make closed
programs instead of semi-free ones.
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