[Chicago-talk] Perl binaries

johnnnnnnn list at phaedrusdeinus.org
Fri Oct 27 13:24:11 PDT 2006

On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 12:43:33PM -0500, Jonathan Rockway wrote:
> It's not.  This is why RMS doesn't like the Perl license; it
> explicitly allows for binary-only distribution:

Ok. That's what i thought.

> If, as a Free Software author, you want people using your library to
> open source their application, license your module ONLY under the
> GPL.  Then binary-only redistribution becomes illegal (as long as
> you have enough money to successfully sue the infringer, which you
> probably don't).

I generally land on the BSD side of the license debate, so it's no big
deal to me.



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