[MUD-Dev] Re: My vision for DevMUD

Jon A. Lambert jlsysinc at ix.netcom.com
Wed Nov 4 08:33:05 New Zealand Daylight Time 1998


On  4 Nov 98, James Wilson wrote:
> On Wed, 04 Nov 1998, ApplePiMan at aol.com wrote:
> >
> >PD assures availability and "free-ness" much more than LGPL or BSD. It 
> >removes all restrictions on usage, and in doing so *ensures* anyone, 
> 
> sorry, you're missing the point here. PD makes it possible for a commercial
> entity to fork my code, by making some super modifications and not releasing
> them in source form. Then the free version of my code is killed by the
> commercial version. This is the central reason why people use Gnu-style
> licenses.

How many muds have been released under GNU? 
Two that I know of, Mud++ and JMud.  
Why isn't code forking a desireable trait for a mud servers?
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