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Re: A possible approach in "solving" the FDL problem

Op vr 15-08-2003, om 08:55 schreef Sergey V. Spiridonov:
> >> > gotten with blood, sweat, and tears.  Those who have paid for their
> >>
> >> You can buy a bit freedom for money,
> > Freedom is a birthright. If you have to pay for it, you're not free. 
> Can you buy a closed proprietary code and than realease it under GPL?

Yes. It probably depends on the amount of money you spend, and on what
exactly you buy, but it's very possible to do so...

If you don't have the right to release it under the GPL after you payed
for it, it's still not free.

Wouter Verhelst
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