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Cross-platform "Hello, World" graphical application in OCaml
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Date: 2005-02-22 (22:58)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@j...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Cross-platform "Hello, World" graphical application in OCaml
On Tuesday 22 February 2005 22:13, you wrote:
> I'm not in a position to pay that kind of money (just a student right
> now), but in general, it would depend on the licence terms and whether
> you were offering support as well as a license.
> It also depends on the product... people have to evaluate it somehow
> before committing money to it.  To raise awareness people have to know
> it exists, which means apps have to use it.

I think licensing would be best done by following TrollTech's example with Qt. 
I'd provide some level of support, of course, but I couldn't be at a user's 
beck and call unless I was compensated appropriately.

My concern is whether or not anyone would be willing to pay me for a 
commercial license. If people only want to use the code for in-house projects 
and to develop open source Linux software then it would be silly for me to 
give it away when I could keep it closed source and sell it (or software 
derived from it).

Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.