appdb license choices unclear
Alexander Nicolaysen Sørnes
alex at thehandofagony.com
Sun Dec 30 08:55:34 CST 2007
On Sunday 30 December 2007 02:04:16 Dan Kegel wrote:
> Has anybody else been confused by this?
> When submitting an app to the appdb, I'm often flummoxed
> by what to put in the license field. I'm usually
> looking for something that means
> "Closed source, free to download, but not redistributable"
> (like e.g. http://labs.adobe.com/misc/terms_of_use.html )
> but the only choices
> are: Retail, Open Source, Freeware, Demo, Shareware.
> "Freeware" might be the closest of the bunch, but it implies GPL or
> at least the ability to redistribute binaries
> (i.e. the other meaning of the word Free).
That's a good point; I didn't think about what freeware implied when making
> Is there a way to make this clearer? Maybe "nonredistributable freeware"?
> - Dan
What about 'free to use'?
Alexander N. Sørnes
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