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Subject: Re: OT:Re: blastman007 Entschuldigung

Re: OT:Re: blastman007 Entschuldigung

From: Minuk Choi <Choi.Minuk_at_verizon.net>
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2003 21:23:17 -0500

> More importantly, once the GPL is chosen, there really isn't a way to
legal
> change to another license (as far as I know).

Well... I don't know about that... I mean, I present MySQL as my example.
MySQL is GPL licensed... but if you're a corporation or you plan to sell a
product containing or using MySQL, they have a commercial license... From
what I glanced at... looks like the code is the same. If the core
developers wish to, I suppose they can adopt a similar approach to the
people at MySQL

> I think that he was referring to the unfortunate incident where someone
was
> trying to sell the Rockbox firmware on ebay.

Hmm... is that what happened? I was under the impression people were
reacting 'cause this fellow put up screenshots of Rockbox with his auction
for an ARCHOS unit.


OT:OT: heh, you think maybe it's time that the folks at RockBox form a PR
and a legal department? :-P

-Mark
----- Original Message -----
From: "Fred Maxwell" <rockbox_at_anti-spam.org>
To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Monday, December 22, 2003 5:43 PM
Subject: RE: OT:Re: blastman007 Entschuldigung


> Björn wrote:
>
> > I'm happy with the GPL, and it's my understanding that most other core
> > developers are too.
>
> More importantly, once the GPL is chosen, there really isn't a way to
legal
> change to another license (as far as I know).
>
> > Why do you feel we need a different license?
>
> I think that he was referring to the unfortunate incident where someone
was
> trying to sell the Rockbox firmware on ebay.
>
> Regards,
> Fred Maxwell
>
>
>
>
Received on 2003-12-23

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