Subject: Re: Who holds the copyright?
From: Brian Bartholomew <>
Date: Wed, 17 Nov 1999 21:25:18 -0500

> It's even a reasonable way to make money from free software.  Write
> some good software, GPL it, get a lot of people using it, then sell
> your company to someone who wants to create a proprietary fork.

> For extra credit, show how the world is harmed by this.

Does the vendor make it clear up front to users that future versions
may not be GPL?

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Brian Bartholomew - - - Working Version, Cambridge, MA