[thelist] [OT] how to grant a commercial license.

Kasimir K evolt at kasimir-k.fi
Tue Nov 29 03:06:00 CST 2005

VOLKAN ÖZÇELI.K scribeva in 2005-11-29 07:45:
> As you may have known, I have two (uncommercially free / creative
> commons uncommercial share alike) products 
> Nowadays I receive several requests from people asking whether they
> may use those products in a commercial environment and if so how.

Just to make clear: even if you allow your products to be used in 
commercial environment, you are not charging for them?

> So I am in need of writing a commercial license (or licenses).

If you are giving them away for free, why don't your relase them under 
some open source license?


And if you want to quickly add something there, have a look how others 
are licensing, for example Sam Stephenson's prototype
The license there has three parts:
- copyright (claim that, you are not giving your copyright away)
- grant permission for whoever to use the software however they want
- disclaimer of any responsibility

> After this much introduction my questions are:

Oops, I answered before questions :-)


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