[pmwiki-users] Commercialism in PmWiki (was: Google Analytics)

Joachim Durchholz jo at durchholz.org
Sat Aug 26 05:33:25 CDT 2006

Patrick R. Michaud schrieb:
> Many organizations don't make this distinction between sales and
> support; they either (a) want to avoid anything that is GPL, or 
> (b) need something that allows them to write a check for what 
> they receive -- i.e., that turns the transaction into more of
> a contract.  And there are still other reasons why an organization
> would choose to purchase a restrictive EULA over using the
> freely available GPL.

I've always wondered what these other reasons might be (because the 
ability to sue has always been striking me as a rather weak argument): 
What would these other reasons be?


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