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From Tommy Pham <tommy...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Licensing and commercial use
Date Fri, 22 May 2015 04:05:54 GMT
On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 8:53 PM, Tommy Pham <tommyhp2@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>
> I have some questions regarding licensing.  I noticed that Roller 5.1.2 is
> "Licensed under Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 Generic
> <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/>".  Following the
> provided link to understand further about commercial purposes didn't help.
> I then followed "More info" which:
>
> "CC's NonCommercial (NC) licenses prohibit uses that are "primarily
> intended for or directed toward commercial advantage or monetary
> compensation." ....   If you are unsure, you should either contact the
> rights holder for clarification, or search for works that permit commercial
> uses." [1]
>
> So here are my questions:
>
> *)  If I use the software for my company for blogs created by any employee
> of the company available freely for anyone to read but only certain
> registered users are permitted to comment, am I permitted to use it under
> the CC NC license?
> *)  If my company is hosting company, can I charge my customers to setup
> this software and for all its maintenance (patches, upgrades, database
> backup)?
>
> Thanks,
> Tommy
>
>
> [1]
> https://wiki.creativecommons.org/Frequently_Asked_Questions#Does_my_use_violate_the_NonCommercial_clause_of_the_licenses.3F
>

After playing around with the themes, I think the above license is only for
themes Fauxcoly and Gaurav.  Am I correct to assume that roller is licensed
under Apache Software License 2.0?

http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

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