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Aug
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comment Can GPL-licensed software be resold?
@Andy Yeah, they don't have to publish it for all, but they ARE obligated to hand out the source along with the software whenever it leaves their house. Like when the sell it to people. Who could then publish it, or undercut them, or whatever. There are the legal rules and then there are the obvious market forces. I'd love to hear about commercial GPL'd product that try and charge people for the product itself.
Aug
4
reviewed Approve What is the difference between synchronous and asynchronous data transmission?
Jun
23
answered How to write tests that make sense for visualization software?
Jun
18
reviewed Approve crm tag wiki
Jun
9
reviewed Approve What is the “type” of data that pointers hold in the C language?
May
24
awarded  Yearling
Apr
24
reviewed Reject Why are objects instantiated this way?
Apr
24
reviewed Approve puzzles tag wiki excerpt
Apr
19
comment Who owns code if project cancelled
No. If the contract, verbal or otherwise, doesn't specify the thing being made, the transfer of ownership (via work-for-hire type deal), and that it falls under one of 9 catagories, then the contractor retains ownership of their property. And you can sell your property. A court could certainly rule whatever they want to settle the verbal contract between two parties. But they're not going to violate copyright law to do so.
Apr
15
reviewed Approve How does a clicked event work at a low level?
Apr
14
revised Who owns code if project cancelled
cureing link-rot
Apr
14
comment Who owns code if project cancelled
@KeithS "some amount of money" is now all it takes to rip copyright ownership from someone? WHAT contract? How do you satisfy a contract that DOES NOT EXIST!? I see some link-rot has occurred in his answer. Allow me to update it explaining the background of how copyright works.
Apr
8
revised Who owns code if project cancelled
There is no other hand. I'm lopping off that hand. It's lopped. He stands corrected with only one "other hand".
Mar
26
comment Is there an anti pattern for historically grown software?
"crufty"
Dec
4
revised GPL license for software and online service comparison
adjusted per cpast's comment
Dec
4
answered GPL license for software and online service comparison
Oct
15
awarded  Informed
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
Sep
11
reviewed Approve Handling multiple packet types in Java 8
Sep
11
reviewed Approve Handling multiple packet types in Java 8