wxPython Licence vs GPL

Paul Rubin http
Wed Nov 30 03:50:08 CET 2005


Steven D'Aprano <steve at REMOVETHIScyber.com.au> writes:
> > if I owned a company making profit on software sales (sale =!
> > support) you sign a death wish for using GPL
> 
> Apart from Microsoft, and possibly Quark (makers of Quark Express desktop
> packaging software), and perhaps a few console game developers, is there
> any company making a profit on software sales?

Yes, sheesh, quite a few (Adobe, Oracle, almost everyone shipping
gadgets that basically wrap embedded code, etc).  Anyone writing free
software on their own resources and releasing it under (say) the BSD
license is basically working for those companies for nothing.



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