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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: fyi don't know if yr aware of this
Date Tue, 22 Jan 2013 00:24:08 GMT
On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 7:05 PM, Stan Helton <stanhelton@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm unfamiliar with UK postage rates, but 99 cents seems within reason for a
> CD/DVD.  On the other hand, this one seems a bit overpriced ($4.95):
> http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEWEST-APACHE-OPEN-OFFICE-3-4-MASTER-INSTALL-DVD-LINUX-MAC-WINDOWS-BONUS-CD-/370639582458
>
> FYI -- At today's exchange rates the US CD is twice the price of the UK CD.
>

The Apache License does not put any price restriction on distribution.
 You can give it away for free, or sell it for 1 million dollars, if
you can find a buyer.  Of course, for something freely available for
download, competition will tend drive the price down to a small
increment for the media, shipping and convenience.

-Rob

>
>
> On 1/21/2013 5:47 PM, Steve Hawkins Sr wrote:
>>
>> my understanding is that it is legal to sell open source software if the
>> charge is for shipping and handling and a small fee for
>> duplicating........
>>   as u can tell the fee is VERY small
>>
>> On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 5:49 PM, Jem Brand <jemothy@hotmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> someone selling yr software on ebay
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Office-2003-Office-2007-Office-2010-Fully-Microsoft-Compatible-/190785564791?pt=UK_Computing_Other_Computing_Networking&hash=item2c6bb4b077
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
> --
> Courtesy is the grease that keeps the wheels of civilization turning. Robert
> Heinlein

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