[Pharo-project] new Cog VMs uploaded

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Thu May 5 20:15:33 CEST 2011


this is why you often see dual licensing GPL/buying a license.
So it makes sense. Licences are tools to shape your business model
Now for pharo this is MIT because if you want you can run out with it and 
sell it for a lot of money :)

Stef
>>>>> 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.
> 
> Ah, yes.. sorry. i'm not expert in this legal stuff anyways :)
> Thanks for explanation.
> 
> -- 
> Best regards,
> Igor Stasenko AKA sig.
> 




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