Subject: Re: Dual licensing
From: Ian Lance Taylor <ian@airs.com>
Date: 07 Jun 2004 15:41:17 -0400

Marius Amado Alves <amado.alves@netcabo.pt> writes:

> >>>Certainly neither the GPL nor the BSD license prohibit sale of the
> >>>software.
> >>
> >>Then they should stop saying "because this software is provided free
> >>of charge..."
> > Neither license says that.
> 
> Duh?
> 
> "NO WARRANTY
> 
> 11. BECAUSE THE PROGRAM IS LICENSED FREE OF CHARGE..."
> 
> (GPL)

You said "provided free of charge."

The GPL says "licensed free of charge."

See the difference?

We are talking about whether you can sell a copy of a GPL program.
You can charge for providing a copy.  You can't charge for licensing
it--the license is automatic.

Ian
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