[kwlug-disc] Wordpress themes must be GPL

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Mon Jul 26 15:57:37 EDT 2010


On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 2:19 PM, John Van Ostrand <john at netdirect.ca> wrote:

> ----- Original Message -----
> > --- On Mon, 7/26/10, Andrew Kohlsmith (mailing lists account)
> >
> > > But what kind of developer wants to do that? The developer
> > > wants to code.
> >
> > And lets not forget that many FLOSS software was created to scratch an
> > itch. That is reward enough.
> >
> > If I sell cars and I create a software to process transactions. I can
> > either go into the software business or release it FLOSS for others to
> > use and improve.
> >
> > If no-one takes it, then that's still OK, I can keep selling cars.
> >
> > If other people take it, then I may benefit from that.
>
> Then there is the exact opposite story. A KWLUGer's who speculatively built
> a solution and after finding too few customers he decided to get into the
> business.
>

This is a new one to me. Can you elaborate?
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