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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] DVD-PL license feedback


From: Jason Self
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] DVD-PL license feedback
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 08:17:27 -0700 (PDT)

Patrick <address@hidden> wrote ..
> I have a for profit scientific instrument control application

So your primary purpose is profit?

http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Commercial

Free software can also be a for-profit activity.

> competitors will just fork the code and roll it into proprietary software.

You should check some of your assumptions. The GPL is designed to not allow 
that. See:
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#GPLInProprietarySystem

> Much of the industry is now overseas ... effectively nullifying the topic of 
> licenses

Another place to check your assumptions: Copyright is recognized pretty much 
worldwide.

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