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Why not license it under an appropriate license that would allow us to put it in the app store? would that mean we would need to remove the GPL or can it be dual licensed to go on the app store?

On 01/08/2011 01:46 PM, Charles.h.Schulz wrote:

To be frank I would be very tempted by the Mac App Store. We would gain a lot of traction and 
perhaps revenue. I read the links you provided with attention but what I can gather is somewhat 
controversial or at least would require some sort of legal workaround. Let me explain what I see:
- FSF thinks the Mac App Store policies are in contraddiction with the GPL and points to specific 
clauses in it.
- the neat and clean way to do this is to relicense the software completely. We cannot do this -one 
of the reasons is that we don't want a copyright assignment- but even if we had one we would still 
be hindered by the Oracle copyright in it.

Last but not least, at this Westnoth is in conflict with the FSF. I usually consider myself a free 
and independent thinking person but I also know that the FSF is our friend. We talk to them. Why 
making ennemies?

Just my 2 euro cents,

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