xtcommerce.com and his shop no. 3

Rui Miguel Seabra rms at 1407.org
Fri Dec 10 09:35:53 UTC 2004

Please note that I neither am a lawyer nor do I speak on the behalf of

On Fri, 2004-12-10 at 10:03 +0100, Kein Ende wrote:
> before a few days i thought, that all software licenced under gnu/gpl is
> free.

All software licensed under the GNU GPL is Free Software


     ``Free software'' is a matter of liberty, not price. To understand
the concept, you should think of ``free'' as in ``free speech,'' not as
in ``free beer.''

> oscommerce is free

Since you say it is licensed under the GNU GPL, I assume you mean ``free
speech'', am I right or wrong?

> xt-commerce is free, in 2nd release. the 3rd release is only available, if
> you pay for support, to get a login to the sponsor-area.

Since it is not a matter of price, of course anyone can charge for
distributing Free Software!

> is this gnu/gpl conform?

It would seem to be very much so, but I am not familiar with xt-
commerce, so I can't really say for certain. Thus, I talk in principle.

Regards, Rui
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