[NTG-context] ConTeXt licensing

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Mar 2 11:56:20 CET 2011


On Wed, Mar 02, 2011 at 11:41:58AM +0100, Martin Schröder wrote:
> 2011/3/2 Mojca Miklavec <mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com>:
> > I really like the particular answer pointing to bugroff licence:
> >    http://www.reocities.com/SoHo/Cafe/5947/bugroff.html
> 
> It's a nice joke, but for practical purposes a one-clause BSD
> license allows the same freedoms, but is legally clear.

I was about to say that, though I'm pro strong copyleft (AKA GPL when
fits) myself, though I highly doubt, for practical reasons ;), that any
one can take a BSD licensed ConTeXt and make a closed source derivative
with any substantial improvement.

Regards,
 Khaled

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