[Ardour-Users] Could this solve Ardour's financial headache?

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Thu Jan 8 11:12:29 PST 2009

On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 11:05 AM, moron <moron at industrial.org> wrote:
> On Thursday 08 January 2009 08:58:54 John Emmas wrote:
>> That's fine Mark.  There'd be nothing to stop you doing that - but if you
>> distribute the source to Mr X who later decides he wants SVN updates, then
>> he'll either have to pay $35 or keep pestering you all the time.
> Howdy.  The GPL requires that if you use other GPL source and you distribute
> the results, your source must be made freely available.  You can charge a
> *small* fee for stuff like a CD containing the source but it still must be made
> available.
> If you are going to distribute via private SVN wouldn't Ardour have to be
> entirely clean of any GPL source (and then presumably dual licensed)?
> Cheers

Obviously I don't agree with any of this but you could charge $35 for
access to the password. The code is still free.

- Mark

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