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Re: Help to pick a license for my free source code project

From: Rui Miguel Silva Seabra
Subject: Re: Help to pick a license for my free source code project
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 10:50:57 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.14 (2007-02-12)

On Tue, Oct 16, 2007 at 03:17:43PM -0700, mike3 wrote:
> On Oct 16, 4:50 am, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra <> wrote:
> <snip>
> > Many people do, but usually more in useful collections of software :)
> > and not so much about a particular tool (think distributions).
> >
> > Then, those that receive the money usually contribute back with more
> > software, more patches, money, etc...
> >
> > Who makes those patches? An abstract entity? No! Free Software
> > programmers paid to do so! :)
> >
> I'd  want to ask a question here. How does the entity paying these
> programmers make their money? Do they do it with proprietary
> software, in which case would not it be objectionable to you?

Red Hat doesn't do it with proprietary software.


Or is it?
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