Rev/Livecode project and GPL Licenses

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Fri Apr 15 10:14:40 EDT 2011


Scott McDonald wrote:

> Thanks Mark for clarifying that.
>
> Where I was getting it mixed up, was that I was equating selling
> commercially with not making the source code available.
>
> But of course, they are not the same thing.

Not exactly the same, but how many people pay for milk when they can get 
the cow for free?

If the GPL-licensed technology you're considering is absolutely 
essential, you may have no choice.

But if you can find an alternative solution using something governed by 
the Apache or MIT licenses you'll not have to worry about GLPing your 
own stuff.

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