Re: Why only one non-free section?
On Tuesday 15 September 1998, at 8 h 53, the keyboard of Sven
> also another concern for this peoples is the right to modification
> of the software, someone can take the software modify it and then sell it,
> without according credits to the true author,
This is not possible, even under the very relaxed BSD licence, not even
speaking of the GPL.
> or giving some of the money back to it.
Correct. If you *require* money for your software, it is no longer free.
> how can a university make a financing deal with a private company to exploit
> one of their product, if said company can just grab the source and develop it f
> or themself.
The University can provide (for a fee), help, support, etc to the company.
[BTW, these are really *basic* problems of free software. In France, see the
newsgroup fr.comp.applications.libres for instance.]