Subject: Re: the walls have ears
Date: 30 May 1999 01:53:36 -0000

>Or, you could pick a license which requires redistributors to license
>a copy back to the author, who can then distribute a proprietary
>version (a licensing term that neither BSD nor GPL have).  It appeals
>to a sense of fairness -- the author gave away a big chunk of code, so
>if you're getting a benefit from it, you have to share yours back.  It
>enforces tit-for-tat.

Not a bad idea.  Especially since, too often, the reason redistributors
don't like the GPL is that they want merely to enforce tit, not tat.


        tq vm, (burley)