Heiko Recktenwald on Fri, 7 Jan 2005 20:37:13 +0100 (CET)

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Re: <nettime> What's the meaning of "non-commercial"?


On Thu, 6 Jan 2005, Florian Cramer wrote:

> Am Dienstag, 04. Januar 2005 um 22:43:41 Uhr (+0100) schrieb rasmus
> fleischer:
> > Personally, I'm astonished that so many people (including a large part
> > of the net's "copyfighters", and many nettimers too) by default put
> > NonCommercial-licenses on every line of text they produce -- seemingly
> > without a thought on what consequenses such that license may bring.
> Yes, few people are aware that imposing the "non-commercial" restriction
> on a licensed work makes it non-free in terms of the Free Software and
> Open Source movements. The Free Software definition of the FSF/GNU

But this doesnt matter at all!
See also the dual licencing model proposed by Arpad Gereoffy for mplayer,


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