Rekall not longer available from theKompany.com - a fabrication

phil hunt philh at invalid.email.address
Fri Nov 7 19:36:23 CET 2003


On Fri, 07 Nov 2003 10:50:20 +0000, Richie Hindle <richie at entrian.com> wrote:
>
>[Richie]
>> Your website (http://www.totalrekall.co.uk) says "The GPL version would be
>> free for non-commercial use", which is a contradiction. 
>
>[Phil]
>> There's nothing innacurate or contradictory in that statement. After 
>> all, the GPL *is* "free for non-commercial use"; it just happens to 
>> be free for commerical use as well -- and the website doesn't say 
>> that it isn't, it just omits to mention that it is.
>
>You are right of course.  Let me be more precise (addressing John again):
>
>The words used on your website seem to me to imply that the GPL version
>could not be used commercially.  If that is the intention of those words,
>you are mistaken about either the meaning of the GPL, or your power as a
>copyright owner to control the application of the GPL to your code.  If
>you release your code under the GPL, it can be used commercially, and you
>cannot change that.
>
>(I vote Phil for pedant of the week.  8-)

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