Mandrake and the commercial license

Simo Sorce simo.sorce at
Tue Dec 17 18:11:23 UTC 2002

On Tue, 2002-12-17 at 18:58, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> You pay them to get a freedom reduced license...

You are pessimist :-)
However you must be free to give away your freedom imho,
but only if you do it consciously of course.

> I would only pay to get more freedom. :)

You already have the freedom, you can always switch to the GPLed
Only you do not get supplementary services that way.

In my opinion it is only a marketing move to sell services, nothing
freedom reducing.


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