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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] help with FSF incompatible but community orien

From: Patrick
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] help with FSF incompatible but community oriented licence(s)
Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2012 16:33:17 -0400
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On 12-10-03 02:38 PM, Jason Self wrote:
GPL is very wrong for me
This isn't actually a GPL issue. Any free software license that you select --
whether it's copyleft or not -- must by definition [1] allow for people to
distribute copies for a fee if they want to.


I hope to find other licences that will protect the charitable nature of
the first project
I wouldn't call proprietary software to be "charitable." Rather it's quite the
This is FSF dogma. How is it charitable to sell software that would otherwise have been free to people in dire need of support. The four freedoms do not liberate everyone. There is still the blight of crooks that are an oppressive force. The GPL specifically allows this. Please help me find another licence that will help me to help people.

P.S I understand that not all everyone has internet access but everyone bidding on Ebay for free-software-turned-scam does.

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