Anyway, back to my question.  Does anyone know?  Would I be better off
asking on the developer mailing list or perhaps Stack Overflow?

Thanks again,

Greg

On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 2:59 PM, Joachim Baran <joachim.ba...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 23 August 2012 14:39, John Jones <mr.johnjo...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> [...] knew what protection there is for the developers of software if
>> anyone can charge, say, $1000 for an alignment using free tools that takes
>> only an hour to run.
>
>   Many open source licenses will permit anyone to charge for redistributing
> the software and/or reselling services regarding the software. It is up to
> the users of the software to realize that they do not need to pay fees,
> which I think makes a lot of sense because the only other option would be to
> sue license violators. At least I cannot afford such a thing.
>
>   Making money out of open source software is also not a bad thing. You can
> get Linux for free, or you can pay RedHat many monies for also receiving
> additional services. You can install Darwin for free, or you pay and get
> Apple's extensions on top of it.
>
> Best,
> Joachim
>
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