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Comment: Re:Something doesn't sound right. (Score 1) 28

by SlashDotAgent (#17873248) Attached to: Writing a Contract for GPL'd Code?
If what the client needs is a new ability provided by that code, rather than a product they wish to distribute which this code is part of, then the approach seems logical. Many OSS projects, which are already large and useful, offer someone to sponsor a certain missing feature that they need. It is still releases as open source, and the client gets the feature they need, so everyone is happy.

"If you want to eat hippopatomus, you've got to pay the freight." -- attributed to an IBM guy, about why IBM software uses so much memory

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