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Re: FWD: Bug#121916: analog should be in non-free

On Sat, Dec 01, 2001 at 06:59:48PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> What it certainly means, at least, is that you can't charge more than
> is "reasonable"--which is a limitation.  

Historically, the Perl guys have finessed this point by defining
"reasonable" as "whatever the market will bear".

In the United Corporate-Welfare States of America at least, that is an
effective limit of infinity.

> That's enogh for it to be a problem...

Conceptually, I agree.  In practice, no one ever seems to attempt to
enforce this provision.  It's but one of many dusty corners in licensing
that needs to be cleaned up.

G. Branden Robinson                |
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