[Pharo-project] new Cog VMs uploaded

Toon Verwaest toon.verwaest at gmail.com
Thu May 5 18:27:15 CEST 2011


> You have it backwards.  There is *no* GPL code in OpenQwaq.  If there 
> had been the whole project would have had to become GPL and Teleplace 
> could not have protected itself against others using the code.  By 
> releasing the code as GPL Teleplace's investors retain the sole 
> commercial rights to the code.  No-one else can use the code without 
> their contributions becoming GPL.  Hence no-one wanting to do 
> commercial development using OpenQwaq can do so and protect their 
> contributions.  Teleplace's investors, however, /can/ subsequently 
> sell or exploit commercial rights to the code, which they still hold.
A policy that even Richard Stallman sees as good use of GPL...



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