[MUD-Dev] GPL (was:Libs for 3D Client/Servers)

Max Gilead gilead at linart.pl
Wed Jul 11 18:39:20 New Zealand Standard Time 2001


ghovs wrote:

> I've actually heard of people releasing stuff under GPL for
> non-profit use, and allowing anyone planning something else to
> negotiate a commercial license.

You can't do that with GPL. If you're releasing code under GPL you
grant certain rights to all other parties without difference if they
are non-profit users or companies. You can require payment for your
source code but since whoever would buy it could distribute it
without limits it's pointless.

Max

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