If the price offered by OSS is unaffordable, they can approach our customer.
Same was the advise we have given to Nest when they approached us. Now for
Mayyanad Service Co-op bank Nest has given the same quotation as ours. They
might have received it from some of our customer. OSS is not at all bothered
of re-distributing the product by its customer under GPL. But as a society we
cannot provide our product free of cost. Our policy is distribute it under
GPL for a price.
This is a very confusing argument. Under GPL , is it practical to charge for each
You are more or less like RedHat if I understand correctly. I feel your strength
your ability to support your software better than anybody else so that customers
come to you
and pay for it. Otherwise, if someboy want to make easy money by selling your
under GPL you cannot prevent it. Those who want to do that will manage a copy
does not require the code on Internet.
Don't you think it is better to follow the tested strategy of RedHat. They do not
make much money on
selling , but on services (as far as i know)
I hope whatever happening is making more people aware of this software.