[sldev] Re: [META] How LL can profit from open source

Tateru Nino tateru.nino at gmail.com
Sat Aug 23 11:14:53 PDT 2008


Thread started by Tim Shephard on or about September 2007 - if memory
serves (I'd have to look it up) it was a proposal to monetize sales of
closed-source viewer plugins.

Argent Stonecutter wrote:
> Where was this originally posted? I don't recall seeing this... if it
> was posted here it must have been a long time ago.
>
>> Enforce a license such that anyone who wants to develop assets for SL
>> and use SL IP must either sell their assets through your marketplace
>> or use advertising partnerships via your marketplace if they're going
>> to use advertising as their source of revenue.
>
> What on earth does this have to do with open source? Nothing with that
> kind of limitation on it can be described as "open source" in any sense.
>
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