The Industry choice

Bulba! bulba at
Thu Jan 6 19:29:17 EST 2005

On 06 Jan 2005 14:16:13 -0800, Paul Rubin
<> wrote:

>> Yes, apart from libraries and similar cases (frameworks etc), it's no
>> doubt rare for closed-source "end-user packages" to be sold with
>> licenses that include source and allow you to "do anything with it".
>> However, allowing customization (at least for internal use within the
>> customer organization), while rare, is far from unheard of.

>There's no obstacle to doing that with GPL'd software either.

Which is absolutely true, but generally it's not the main _expected
effect_ that license writers aim to achieve.. 

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