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From Sylvain Wallez <>
Subject Re: software licensing
Date Mon, 03 Feb 2003 10:30:40 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

> Leszek Gawron wrote:
>> The Apache license allows to use cocoon in commercial products. Usually
>> commercial products are licensed for access ( per computer or a 
>> number of
>> floating licenses ). Is there any way that cocoon application could be
>> licensed too? The customer buys 10 licenses which allows to have at 
>> least 10
>> sessions opened on the server. Maybe it is stupid for web 
>> application, but for
>> normal applications using cocoon as data provider it is not. 
>> Currently you
>> have to license your system on client basis.
>> Is this possible ? 
> There is (obviously) no facility for restricting access to cocoon, if 
> you plan to sell a service on top of it, you have to write your own 
> code for that.
> How? I have no idea and, to be honest, I don't care.

Yep. And remember that this is a list about open-source software that is 
available for free. So this may not be the best place to ask...


Sylvain Wallez                                  Anyware Technologies 
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