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Re: Should the ASP loophole be fixed? (Re: The Affero license)

On Fri, 2003-03-07 at 17:28, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 07, 2003 at 04:33:12PM -0500, David Turner wrote:
> > On Fri, 2003-03-07 at 14:03, Mark Rafn wrote:
> > > I'd far rather live with the loophole and accept that some people will
> > > make money by running a program with unpublished changes.  
> > 
> > Of course, the issue is not money.  The idea is that users of a program
> > ought to be able to get the source code for that program.  Users these
> > days often use a program without ever having recieved a copy of it. 
> People that telnetted in to central servers, I think, fell into this
> category even then.

True, but they also typically had access to copy binaries (and
therefore, get source code).

-Dave Turner                     Stalk Me: 617 441 0668

"On matters of style, swim with the current, on matters 
of principle, stand like a rock." -Thomas Jefferson

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