hugo at fsfe.org
Tue Mar 15 11:03:18 UTC 2011
>From what I can read, we cannot reach a definition of "commercial
software" or "non commercial software" that isn't self referring (as in:
all software is "commercial" unless forbidden, for instance with a non
commercial license: which is a bad idea btw).
You may agree or not. But anyway: what's the point?
Does it disturb you that we may call all Free Software "commercial"
software? Why? Isn't it a good thing that people are free to make money
out of it? What's negative about "commercial"? As long as we stand for
our freedoms, this should include the freedom to business, right?
On the other hand, if you push for a definition of commercial software
that may exclude most Free Software, you see where you're going: you're
not doing a favour to people's freedom, because you exclude Free
Software from the marketplace.
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