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    Software Licensing Query


    Hi

    I have been checking the available Licences to see what would best suit my requirements for the release of a BBS script that I am coding in PHP.

    Followings are the main requirements:

    - Script would be licensed for FREE for personal and non-profit use
    - Script can be modified for personal use only
    - Any commercial or for-profit use would be subject to licence agreement
    - No distribution rights for licensees
    - Copy-right of the script would remain with the original author

    Additional:
    - Community and other coders can provide additional Modules/Styles/Skins to compliment the script for Free or for Fee as per their wishes.


    Does anyone know of any licence that meets the above requirements?

    Many Thanks
    AZ

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    what you say remind me of MySQL which is is Dual Licensed. Users can choose to use the MySQL software as an Open Source/Free Software product under the terms of the GNU General Public License or can purchase a standard commercial license from MySQL AB itself.

    Maybe you can get more ideas from there?
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    Tnx Sim_Charlie.

    I will look into it.

    Take care
    AZ

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