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 From:  sai <list at ebs dot net dot pk>
 To:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Selling pre-flashed CF cards + adapters?
 Date:  Thu, 09 Sep 2004 16:15:29 +0500
I was just reading what RMS had to say on the subject of selling Free 
software....
http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/selling.html

sai

Chris Buechler wrote:

>On Wed, 8 Sep 2004 19:27:37 -0400, Ernie Zingleman <ks4q at zingleman dot com> wrote:
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>>Perhaps this might be a great idea but.......
>>has anyone asked Manuel Kasper what he thinks about this idea?
>>
>>Manuel's terms of service allow for the redistribution of the software, but
>>they don't address redistribution for profit.
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>m0n0wall is distributed under what is basically a BSD license.  
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>"2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
>notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
>documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution."
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>This statement means, if you wanted, you could include this code in a
>commercial project without releasing any of your changes, so long as
>you follow what it says.  (this is the major difference between the
>GPL and the BSD license, with GPL you would have to release your
>changes)
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>Also under this license, anybody can sell the software at any price
>they desire.
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>I don't speak for Manuel, obviously, but his intentions with this
>license appear to be that he did not care if people profited from the
>code.  Otherwise I'd imagine you would see a more restrictive license.
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>>Lastly, I urge everyone that has not made a donation to consider making one.
>>This is a great software package and I think the effort deserves our
>>financial support.
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>Agreed 100%!  
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>Help other than financial support is also needed.  As the newly
>appointed documentation editor, I'm very much in need of assistance in
>getting the users guide completed.  Email me off-list if you're
>interested in helping.
>
>-Chris
>
>P.S.  I have Gmail invites to offer, send me an email off-list if you want one.
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