Mandrake and the commercial license

João Miguel Neves joao at
Tue Dec 17 13:53:05 UTC 2002

From the license:

In a production environment, such as a commercial company, it is highly
recommended that users purchase a Commercial License Agreement which
applies to all of the product components developed by MandrakeSoft.

This means that that license only applies to software developed by
MadrakeSoft (this is also restated later in the FAQ).

It's the same SuSE does with yast and other tools. I don't see anything
new or strange in here.

On Tue, 2002-12-17 at 13:43, Jan Wildeboer wrote:
> Can Mandrake really do this?
> According to my source
> they say that owners of the commercial license are not bound by the 
> GNU/GPL anymore. They can change the sources and are not forced to make 
> the sources available.
> How is this possible with GNU/Linux?
> Jan Wildeboer
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						João Miguel Neves
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