[d@DCC] Perils of licensing software
aland at ox.org
Tue Dec 10 15:15:16 EST 2002
"Brenda J. Butler" <bjb at achilles.net> wrote:
> One of the things I like about gpl and other open source
> licenses is that you have large numbers of packages all
> licensed under the same (pretty much) license, you only
> have to read and understand it once.
Like commercial licenses, however, they also disclaim all warranty.
The different is that you usually don't pay anything for free
software, so you don't feel as ripped off if it doesn't work.
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