Licensing model change
david.bovill at gmail.com
Wed Sep 1 10:25:50 EDT 2021
That’s true Kevin for some business cases - and I am sure you speak for your existing customers.
However it does not apply to businesses built around GPL licensed code. Nor does it apply to publicly funded initiative like EU funding, where an open source license is required to avoid fears of locking of public funds.
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On 31 Aug 2021, 17:39 +0100, Kevin Miller via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>, wrote:
> So I am disappointed that the code will not be out in the open in the event of a business failure
> The GPL open source license we used never provided this sort of protection due to the terms of the GPL. For that reason, we continued to sell source code escrow licenses to some commercial users, even as an open source company.
> Kind regards,
> Kevin Miller ~ kevin at livecode.com ~ http://www.livecode.com/
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