[Tutor] commercial use of python?

Danny Yoo dyoo at hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu
Thu Aug 4 04:57:22 CEST 2005



On Wed, 3 Aug 2005, Jeff Peery wrote:

> hello, I was wondering about the license agreement for python. if I use
> python to create an application that is intended to sell commercially
> for profit is that violating the agreement listed in www.opensource.com?
> Or is that only for the interpreter? for example if I embed the python
> interpreter into a application written in pthon that is intended to be
> sold for profit is that violating the license agreement?

Hi Jeff,


No, you should be fine.  For the gory details, see:

http://python.org/psf/license.html

and:

http://python.org/doc/faq/general.html#are-there-copyright-restrictions-on-the-use-of-python



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