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Re: Abacus Portsentry License

Jonathan P Tomer <jpt@cif.rochester.edu> wrote:
> only $0.04" is perfectly valid by the licence. try to convince the author
> that prohibiting sales on free software is useless due to the nice free
> market economy present in most of the world, whereby something free will not
> survive long if it's sold for more than nothing, especially if it requires
> that its freeness be advertised. similarly distribution fees will be kept to
> a minimum by competition and the fact that it costs approximately $0.42 to
> burn a cd.

Minor nit: you can sell software for a lot of money, even if it's also
available for free.  Just not to very many people.


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