Licensing Python code under the Python license

Daniel Dittmar daniel.dittmar at sap.corp
Mon Mar 14 13:30:05 CET 2005


Leif K-Brooks wrote:
> Harlin Seritt wrote:
> 
>> If this is for making money, make it either a proprietary license or
>> BSD.
>>
>> If you're giving it away and expect nothing for it except maybe fame,
>> do GPL.
> 
> 
> You're kidding, right? How does the BSD license possibly offer more 
> protection for a commercial program than the GPL does?

The BSD license offers less protection than the GPL. But it gives more 
rights to the buyer of the software, so it might be an easier sell.

Daniel



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