On 23.09.10 09:56, g...@catking.net wrote: > On 09/23/10 06:53, Konstantin Svist wrote: > > Wrong. Selling most open source software is perfectly legal, according > > to the licenses > > @ Konstantin > WRONG: selling the software is not allowed as you would see from the > licence snip that you posted. A fee to cover the cost of distribution is > permitted. Not the same thing. > > If this seller was showing a reasonable price for distribution of his CD > that would seem ligit but it is hard to see how you can AUCTION a > distribution fee.
Here's the GNU project's view on selling free software: http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/selling.html Of course, if it's not the project itself selling the software but a non-associated third party auctioning off discs on ebay said project is probably not gonna see a single cent of the earnings... :/ -- Kurt Bernhard Pruenner --- Haendelstrasse 17 --- 4020 Linz --- Austria .......It might be written "Mindfuck", but it's spelt "L-A-I-N"....... _______________________________________________ Gimp-developer mailing list Gimp-developer@lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU https://lists.XCF.Berkeley.EDU/mailman/listinfo/gimp-developer