[TYPO3-50-general] ExtJs License

ries van Twisk typo3 at rvt.dds.nl
Mon Oct 13 21:51:41 CEST 2008

On Oct 13, 2008, at 2:24 PM, Bas v.d. Wiel wrote:

> <snip>
>> Bas, Well said..... except...
>> you can distribute it for any fee, it doesn't have to be a low fee or
>> anything,
>> this is what they say about it:
>> High or low fees, and the GNU GPL
>> Except for one special situation, the GNU General Public License (GNU
>> GPL) has no requirements about how much you can charge for
>> distributing a copy of free software. You can charge nothing, a  
>> penny,
>> a dollar, or a billion dollars. It's up to you, and the marketplace,
>> so don't complain to us if nobody wants to pay a billion dollars  
>> for a
>> copy.
>> See: http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/selling.html
> What I meant was the source. You can't distribute the binary for  
> cheap,
> and then charge a million for the source. The source actually has to
> come at a nominal fee to anyone to whom you already distributed the
> binary to, but not necessarily anyone else.

Ahhhh yes, you are right..
I see what you mean now.

> This means that if you sell a GPL product to my neighbour, I can't
> simply call you and get the source from you. I could try my neighbour
> though and that would be legal. ;-)
> Bas

			regards, Ries van Twisk

Ries van Twisk
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