Hah! You'll get no argument from me on that point. Now if the repackager adds something to it, like a nice "HOWTO" for setting it up and running it, and a list of links to other satellite resources, then they've added some value to it, and (I think) would be justified in charging a bit more. I haven't seen the auction, but I'll go look for it. 73, Jim
--- On Sun, 11/30/08, Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF [email protected] wrote:
From: Nigel Gunn G8IFF/W8IFF [email protected] Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Selling "free" software. To: [email protected] Cc: "AMSAT BB" [email protected] Date: Sunday, November 30, 2008, 2:53 PM I realise the legal aspect but have been to several times by software authors not to charge more than, say, $5 to cover media costs. I guess anyone who pays $20+ for something he can get free is a bit of a fool.
Jim Jerzycke wrote:
No. The GPL has no restrictions on packaging and
reselling software *as long as you make the source code available*.
If they don't include at least a link to the
source they're in violation, otherwise they're OK.
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