Subject: Re: Dual licensing
From: Ian Lance Taylor <>
Date: 12 Jun 2004 09:37:48 -0400

Marius Amado Alves <> writes:

> > I'm sorry, Marius, I'm confused.  How can be it open source, and yet
> > if used commercially, the authors get a cut?
> The thing is, we don't see how that hurts the basic tenets of the free
> software philosophy.

Please read:

Note in particular:
   "Thus, you should be free to redistribute copies, either with or
    without modifications, either gratis or charging a fee for
    distribution, to anyone anywhere.  Being free to do these things
    means (among other things) that you do not have to ask or pay for

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