On Mon, Mar 10, 2003 at 09:15:22PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote: > Sample onerous conditions: > 1) Pay money. > 2) Send your changes back always. > 3) Pay money on request. "I'm broke and on a desert island, I can't do any of these." > 4) Send your changes back on request. "I'm broke and on a desert island, but I can do this if you cover my costs." > We already reject (1), (2), and (3). Why is (4) suddenly not rejected > as onerous? Because it's not onerous if someone else covers your costs. In the same way "You must give me your sources at cost if you give me your binaries" isn't onerous. > As the case of Fred the Lawyer makes clear, however, there are real > people for which it is a real burden. There are real people for whom the GPL is a real burden. Cheers, aj -- Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/> I don't speak for anyone save myself. GPG signed mail preferred. ``Dear Anthony Towns: [...] Congratulations -- you are now certified as a Red Hat Certified Engineer!''
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