Open Source License Question

Peter Hansen peter at
Wed Oct 27 15:14:49 CEST 2004

Michael Foord wrote:
> I'd also like to prevent people
> selling derivative works where my stuff forms the substantial part of
> the product.

If you can get yourself over this philosophical hump, you're
all set.

Can you see it differently, sort of like "if someone else is
selling something based largely on my work, they've just
identified a nice juicy market which I could get into very
easily"?  And as the original author, you might even be
able to steal their customers from them without much effort.


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