Using an Open Source Software

| | August 4, 2015

Well my question is simple… If I download an open source software with the GPL License I would like to know if I can edit the code an create another program with that code and then sell the software?

2 Responses to “Using an Open Source Software”

  1. You can not sell the combined work under any circumstances.

    If the original copyright holder is just a single company or a small group of individuals, you can explain your business plan to them and ask them to issue a separate license to you or to your clients, possibly sharing the profits or otherwise rewarding their efforts and consent.

  2. Did you read the license? That is there for it.

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