[MUD-Dev] code base inquiry

Mik Clarke mikclrk at attglobal.net
Wed Nov 17 20:37:48 New Zealand Daylight Time 1999


Colin Coghill wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Nov 16, 1999 at 06:50:53PM -0800, Ilya, Game Commandos wrote:
> >
> > I just think that, on the whole, the community would gain from a
> > substantial swerve towards these unrestricted code bases.  When
> > I've got it all written out, if some remain interested, I'll post the reasons
> > I've come up with.
> 
> I'd be interested to read them, as my personal feelings lean not
> towards stopping people making money, but definately towards encouraging
> people to put improvements back into the community. I feel that once
> money making gets involved, it acts as a disincentive to share.
> 
> When I write code, I'd feel somewhat "used" if someone snapped it up
> and used it to make themselves rich (like that's going to happen :) )
> without putting anything back.

As long as I got a percentage, I wouldn't be that bothered.  I would
continue to freely distribute my source though:

  http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Cafe/2260

Mik



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