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 From:  <pmok at optushome dot com dot au>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Selling pre-flashed CF cards + adapters?
 Date:  Thu, 9 Sep 2004 22:32:26 +1000
Don't confuse the BSD licence with the one used by Linux.
They are completely different!

-Stmok


----- Original Message ----- 
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>
Sent: Thursday, September 09, 2004 9:15 PM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Selling pre-flashed CF cards + adapters?


> 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:
> >
> >
> >>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.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >m0n0wall is distributed under what is basically a BSD license.
> >
> >"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."
> >
> >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)
> >
> >Also under this license, anybody can sell the software at any price
> >they desire.
> >
> >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.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >>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.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >Agreed 100%!
> >
> >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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