My alternative busines model

Niall Douglas s_fsfeurope at
Tue Dec 3 01:29:46 UTC 2002

Since a number of you have expressed an interest:

I'm not a legal expert so it's full of legal loopholes I'm sure. 
However what I wanted the most was to illustrate that the current 
proprietary model is *not* the only one - you can have a model with 
most of the advantages of free software but without the 

It's also long and complex for a licence. It really should be law. If 
it were, software would be a complete different world than we know it 

I'm sure it contains much to invoke violent disagreement from list 
members, but since I lit the fire I thought I'd throw on some more 
wood! :)


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