Re: Is there a free license which prohibits commercial derived works?
Henning Makholm wrote:
> Scripsit Peter S Galbraith <GalbraithP@dfo-mpo.gc.ca>
> > So they want to disallow commercial use or circulation of derived
> > works. Our `What is free software' web page appears to say
> > that's okay, but this license fails the DSFG. Is there a way
> > they can do this and still be DSFG-compliant?
> > But still, our web page implies their goal is good,
> It it does, it must be a bug. Which specific URL do you think
> approves of such goals?
Okay, let me rephrase. Commercial use of the software is allowed
by scilab, but they want to limit the ability of making derived
: Authors of free software on the other hand are generally looking
: for some combination of the following:
: - Not allowing use of their code in commercial software. Since
: they are releasing the code for others to use without any
: profit to themselves, they don't want someone else to be
: able to come along and make commercial software out of it.
Is there a license which meets this goal?
If not, shouldn't we remove the above goal from our web page?