Open source, closed source, and the value of code

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Mar 1 05:01:22 CET 2016


I know you're a supporter Roger, I didn't mean to imply criticism. I was 
just curious what people would think a fair licensing scheme would 
include. I guess I did miss your original suggestion. I also wonder how 
a hobbyist license should be enforced, or if it should just be an honor 
system.


On 2/29/2016 8:52 PM, Roger Guay wrote:
> Well, what I suggested a few posts back was a license for non-profits
> and give-away apps. But, I completely understand if that turns out to
> be difficult to police. I’m only trying to help here!
>
> Roger
>
>
>
>> On Feb 29, 2016, at 7:45 PM, J. Landman Gay
>> <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:
>>
>> On 2/29/2016 7:32 PM, Roger Guay wrote:
>>> Once more, I point out that this might be a good new revenue
>>> stream for LC!!! Does it hurt anyone?
>>
>> Well, it could hurt the company if everyone suddenly decides
>> they're a hobbyist. But let's take the thought experiment a little
>> farther. What restrictions would you (anyone) put on a "hobbyist"
>> license to differentiate it from the regular Indy license? It would
>> have to prevent people from gaming the system.
>>

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com




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