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License of [[GNU Emacs]].
  
 
== GPL in a nutshell ==
 
== GPL in a nutshell ==
* Someone A create a recipe of beer. and publish it as GPL
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* Someone (called A) creates a recipe of beer and publishes it under the terms of the GPL
* here is what another guy B can do,  have to do
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* here is what another guy (called B) can (and/or has to) do
** B can make beer made with this recipe
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** B can make beer, made with this recipe
 
** B can make money by selling beer made with the recipe
 
** B can make money by selling beer made with the recipe
 
** B can improve the recipe, and publish it
 
** B can improve the recipe, and publish it
 
** B can tell the recipe to others
 
** B can tell the recipe to others
** B can improve the recipe, but must publish it as GPL
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** B can improve the recipe, but must publish it under the terms of the GPL
** when someone C ask B, what the original recipe, B have to tell him
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** when someone (called C) asks B, what the original recipe is, B has to tell him
** when someone C ask B, what the '''improved''' recipe, B have to tell him
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** when C asks B, what the '''improved''' recipe is, B has to tell him
* in one sentence, when A create a recipe of beer, publish it as GPL, recipe and any improved recipe will be public accessable forever, and any one can make money by making and selling the beer
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* in one sentence, when A creates a recipe of beer, publishes it under the terms of the GPL, recipe and improved recipes will be publicly accessable forever, and anyone can make money by making and selling the beer and/or distributing the recipe.
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[[Category:Licenses]] [[Category:GNU]]

Latest revision as of 04:59, 11 April 2012

License of GNU Emacs.

GPL in a nutshell[edit]

  • Someone (called A) creates a recipe of beer and publishes it under the terms of the GPL
  • here is what another guy (called B) can (and/or has to) do
    • B can make beer, made with this recipe
    • B can make money by selling beer made with the recipe
    • B can improve the recipe, and publish it
    • B can tell the recipe to others
    • B can improve the recipe, but must publish it under the terms of the GPL
    • when someone (called C) asks B, what the original recipe is, B has to tell him
    • when C asks B, what the improved recipe is, B has to tell him
  • in one sentence, when A creates a recipe of beer, publishes it under the terms of the GPL, recipe and improved recipes will be publicly accessable forever, and anyone can make money by making and selling the beer and/or distributing the recipe.