Mandrake and the commercial license

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at
Tue Dec 17 18:37:16 UTC 2002

On Tue, Dec 17, 2002 at 07:11:23PM +0100, Simo Sorce wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-12-17 at 18:58, Bernhard Reiter wrote:

> You already have the freedom, you can always switch to the GPLed license.
> Only you do not get supplementary services that way.
> In my opinion it is only a marketing move to sell services, nothing
> freedom reducing.

It is vendor lock-in for the proprietory licenses.
It is publishing proprietory Software not just marketing.
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