[Ardour-Dev] Licensing and enforced payments

Jan Stary hans at stare.cz
Thu Jan 22 04:27:53 PST 2009

On Jan 22 18:59:31, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> >>>repeat after me: there are *no* license keys in GPL'd software. not even
> >>>for (gasp!) mac users.
> >>>      
> >>There are plenty of license keys being used in various projects. 
> >
> >Not "various projects", Patrick, but "GPL'd software".
> >Name some if you can.
> Ok. Lets see. Joomla has about 500 of them.

What? You don't need any kind of a "license" to be
running a full installation of Joomla.

> Looks at for example Blue Flame IT or the guys who make acajoom.

Both of these are commercial extensions to Joomla,
and none of them is a GPL software.

So: do you actually have any example? No you don't.

> Hmmm. Can't feed my kids because I work on a project that doesn't 
> generate any income even though thousands of people use it on a regular 
> basis... Which one can you digest more easily?

(Jesus. Don't embarrass yourself any further. Please.)


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