Subject: Re: Can open source cost money?
From: "Brian J. Fox" <>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 1998 22:55:16 -0700

   Date: Fri, 28 Aug 1998 00:50:53 -0400
   From: Brian Bartholomew <>

   > Oh, so if I modify the source to the spreadsheet program that I
   > bought from you, and use it within my own company, I am legally
   > bound to give you my mods?

   Yes.  This is designed to make it harder for you to compete with me
   during my proprietary investment recovery/profit phase.

Gee, how much of a kickback do I get for writing your proprietery