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Re: lprng license

Jules Bean writes:
> It doesn't limit 'use of the program in a commercial environment'.  It
> limits 'commercial use of the code, by modifying it and selling the
> resultant binaries without providing source'.

"It depends on what the definition of 'use' is."

Ask twelve ordinary people (the members of the jury at the trial of a
copyright lawsuit, for example) what "commercial use of software" means and
they will all say something like "using it to print invoices for a
business".  Suggest your definition and they will be baffled.

> It is what I understood by what he said.

It may very well be what he meant, but we know only what he said.
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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