Which Python web framework is most like Ruby on Rails?

Arthur Clune ajc22 at york.ac.uk
Wed Dec 21 12:46:57 CET 2005


Kent Johnson wrote:
> 
> OK I'll try. First let me say I have no interest in a licensing flame war, there are valid 
> reasons why an author might prefer one license over another and certainly there are good 
> reasons to choose GPL. However the work I do is commercial and proprietary and I doubt I 
> could get approval to release it under GPL. So I am restricted to projects with more 
> liberal licenses such as MIT, BSD and Apache licenses. These allow closed-source 
> distribution of products based on them.
> 

As long as the author holds copyright on all the code, he can release it to you under
any license he wants, as well as via GPL to the world (this is how MySQL and SleepyCat
opterate).

So you could, for example, offer him X pounds/dollars/euros for a BSD version + support
etc.

Arthur

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Arthur Clune



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