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License?

Post by Jaye » 23 Sep 2005, 17:51

What license is this under? I read it's open source, is it GPL, LGPL, BSD, etc?
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Post by ElvenProgrammer » 23 Sep 2005, 17:56

GPL of course
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Post by skeptisk » 24 Sep 2005, 05:13

where is the EULA?
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Post by maci » 24 Sep 2005, 07:15

wtf?
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Post by Matt » 24 Sep 2005, 11:16

lol.
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Post by Jaye » 26 Sep 2005, 00:12

So it's the GPL that forces any project to be GPL also?
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Post by ElvenProgrammer » 26 Sep 2005, 09:05

You can read how it works http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html
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Post by maci » 26 Sep 2005, 10:01

thats no forcing!!!
it just makes sure that everywhere the software goes the freedom goes also.

you are still free either to make a project or not ! so nobody is forcing you !
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Post by Modanung » 26 Sep 2005, 15:04

Jaye wrote:So it's the GPL that forces any project to be GPL also?
Otherwise you could just rip it and sell it.
If you're looking for 3D FOSS games be sure to check out LucKey Productions on itch.io
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Post by maci » 26 Sep 2005, 20:26

modanung

you can do this as well with GPL software..

you are allowed to fork it

and

you are allowed to charge a distribution fee
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Post by Crush » 26 Sep 2005, 21:10

but the problem is that every customer you sold your product to can sell it too for any price or give it away for free.

but that doesn't mean that you can't take money for using a service you provide based on gpl software. for example taking money from people for playing on a gameserver running a game licensed under gpl software.

see this thread:
http://forums.themanaworld.org/viewtopic.php?t=949
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Post by Rotonen » 26 Sep 2005, 21:17

I think that with profitable GPL'ed solutions the money is paid for customer support.
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Post by Crush » 26 Sep 2005, 21:20

or with customized software based on another gpl product which is especially made for the needs of a specific customer.
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