Re: [unrev-II] A Brief Note on Open Source Communities and Intellectual Capital Appreciation Licenses by Dr. Spohrer

From: Eugene Eric Kim (
Date: Tue May 16 2000 - 00:23:27 PDT

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    On Tue, 9 May 2000, John J. Deneen wrote:

    > Hopefully this makes it clear how people can make money with open source
    > materials, as well as why open source is quite different from public
    > domain.

    No, it does not, because this is not an open source license.

    Folks, open source licenses may not restrict commercialization. This is
    an important point to understand. A while back, Jon Winters forwarded a
    message from Eric Raymond that explained some of the reasons why this is
    so. It's worth reviewing that message.


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