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Re: "Preferred form for making modifications"


From: Bernd Jendrissek
Subject: Re: "Preferred form for making modifications"
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 14:39:10 +0000 (UTC)
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In article <address@hidden> Stefaan A Eeckels
<address@hidden> wrote:
>There can only be what the copyright holder decides the "source" code
>to be. If there's nothing left but the binary, then obviously the GPL
>makes little sense; any license that permits distribution of the
>program would be equally effective.

I'm not aware of any other licences that prohibit further restrictions
on downstream recipients.  As a more or less kind-hearted head of an
otherwise evil empire, you might be willing to give away your
abandonware, but unwilling to allow others to turn your product back
into a proprietary mini-monopoly.

- -- 
I have neither the need, the time, or the inclination to put words into your
mouth. You are perfectly capable of damaging your reputation without any help
from me.                   --Richard Heathfield roasts a troll in comp.lang.c
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