[Linux4christians] Weighing In on the Freespire Debate
moreejt at xperienceinc.com
Wed May 10 21:40:35 EDT 2006
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Rob Matlack wrote:
> Thanks for the link. After having read it I still am apparently missing
> something. While the license does not prohibit charging for software, doesn't
> the last phrase in the following quote make it in reality impossible? "The
It makes it virtually impossible but not completely impossible. Take
redhat linux. everything in their distro is gpl so CentOS is basically
the same thing but vendors want the red hat name and support.
> Matthew Lewis said "most of the best software I've used costs money, and is
> translators. I just don't see how this could be done any other way. And what
> about the expensive reference works like BDAG and HALOT? These could never be
> available under the open software definition, could they?
What about wikipedia? isn't is a descent example of a community project
on a large scale?
PC Xperience, Inc.
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