Licensing/Structure

David D.W. Downey david.downey at codecastle.com
Wed Sep 6 17:49:08 PDT 2000


On Wed, 6 Sep 2000, Simon Perreault wrote:

> So, what's your point? How could money be made with the profiler? Who will make
> money? Everyone who gets to work on it? Will I get at least a penny? I don't
> think so. If the profiler has to be made closed-source to make money, then I
> don't want to have anything to do with it 

I never suggested taking it closed. That's the last thing I would
advocate!

>(we won't sell support, so what could
> be sold?). If not, then I'll gladly help for free.
>

Why the hell will you NOT sell support? With GPL'd software like Linux
that is exactly WHERE you make your money! Support! It's not the equipment
that you make money with, it's the support of the product that makes the
money!
 

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