[OSGeo-Discuss] Using GPL for geospatial software in acommercialapplication.

Moskovitz, Bob Bob.Moskovitz at conservation.ca.gov
Wed Jul 15 10:05:57 PDT 2009

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> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:discuss-bounces at lists.osgeo.org]On Behalf Of Landon Blake
> Sent: Wednesday, July 15, 2009 7:15 AM
> To: OSGeo Discussions
> Subject: RE: [OSGeo-Discuss] Using GPL for geospatial software in
> acommercialapplication.
> Thank you for the answers Mr. Allegri and Mr. Schmidt. I 
> believe the GPL
> would be appropriate based on your comments, since the 
> scripts are being
> interpreted and I am not distributing the consuming programs. 
> I will see if I can do some more research on this topic.
> Landon
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Bob Moskovitz
Research Analyst I
Seismic Hazard Evaluation Project
California Geological Survey

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