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Re: [pygame] pygame for commercial use
On Nov 4, 2004, at 18:31, Dave Mikesell wrote:
I said that because software is easy to duplicate and distribute,
selling it is significantly different than bread or cars. I didn't say
that it grows on trees.
Maybe I'm missing something here. Software *does* require resources to
On Nov 4, 2004, at 12:58, Dave Mikesell wrote:
Well, software is information and doesn't really require any resources
I hope I don't sound like I am coming from the evil/greedy dark
There's nothing evil/greedy/dark about making money from software
want to use Pygame at work, and get our whole team on it.
Why would selling software be different from, say, selling cars or
to duplicate and redistribute (electronically). That said, even
I make most of my money from software and software services, I do
believe in open source (just not the FSF kind, I find *GPL to be more
of a hassle than most of the alternatives).
create, market, sell, support, etc. Just because it's easy to
and give away doesn't mean it's right or legal to do so. I'm talking
about selling software in general, not any specific GPL'd or free
package. Apologies if I came in too late and missed something.