[OSM-legal-talk] Rights granted to OSMF (Section 2 of the CT)
rob at robmyers.org
Mon Apr 18 23:18:49 BST 2011
On 18/04/11 22:41, Simon Ward wrote:
> The only “restriction” I have seen is that some software developers
> perceive reciprocal licences as a hindrance because the reciprocal
> licenses prevent them from removing freedoms from the end user.
Yes they never seem to work out that they are users as well.
> The GPL doesn’t explicitly mention “commercial” distribution (except for
> when providing an offer of source code), but does say that charging for
> the software is not excluded. I think that is far less ambiguous.
The CTs are more similar to the FSD than the GPL. The FSD states:
"“Free software” does not mean “noncommercial.” A free program must be
available for commercial use, commercial development, and commercial
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