Thanks for switching to the BSD license.

I've been thinking about a tool for SQLite...

-Rich



On Fri, 10 Sep 2004 09:38:11 +0900, Carl Youngblood
<carl.youngblood / gmail.com> wrote:
> If for some odd reason I ever want to sell a product that uses
> SQLite/Ruby, I am no longer obliged to distribute my product's source
> along with it.  Of course, with an interpreted language, source must
> accompany a program, but if it is running online, for example, it
> doesn't need to be released.  But under the GPL, as far as I
> understand it, if I were to sell some online service that used GPL
> source code, I would be required to make my source code available in
> some manner, be it through download, CD-ROM, or even 100 floppy disks.
>  Speaking of which, how would that be for some crazy bad-faith
> sidestepping of the GPL?  Say you are a stupid company and you want to
> fulfill the terms of the GPL while still making the source code
> essentially inaccessible?  How about distributing it in extremely fine
> print on regular paper with all unncessary whitespace removed?  Or
> distributing it on 5' 1/4" floppies? (I'm being facetious, of course)
> 
> 
> 
> On Fri, 10 Sep 2004 08:40:03 +0900, Robert <catcher / linuxmail.org> wrote:
> > In what way? Just curious...
> >
> > Robert
> >
> > "Carl Youngblood" <carl.youngblood / gmail.com> wrote in message
> > news:e5ed7b69040909132166036bc / mail.gmail.com...
> > > Thanks.  It does to me.
> > >
> > > On Fri, 10 Sep 2004 05:08:10 +0900, Jamis Buck <jgb3 / email.byu.edu> wrote:
> > > > One more thing I should have mentioned in the announcement: the license
> > > > for SQLite/Ruby 2.0.0 has changed from the GPL to BSD. If that makes any
> > > > difference at all to any of you. :)
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Jamis Buck
> > > > jgb3 / email.byu.edu
> > > > http://www.jamisbuck.org/jamis
> > > >
> > > > "I use octal until I get to 8, and then I switch to decimal."
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> 
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