[PD] no licensing, no money?

Marc Lavallée marc at hacklava.net
Tue May 17 02:09:30 CEST 2005

Le 16 Mai 2005 19:07, Max Neupert a écrit :
> Hi list,
> I'm curious to hear your point of view to this: the university asked me
> to review the list of software they want to order for the department.
> They've got also Max/MSP and Jitter on the list. This is a nice thing
> but my point is: the students already work with PD, why should they use
> and learn software they might not be able to afford after they leave
> the university? I guess you all agree that the money should rather be
> spent in PD development. but since there is no license to aquire the
> university can't ask companys to give bids on this deal. how can open
> source projects handle this? any suggestions?

Ask to the PD maintainers to sell copies of their installers to your 
university. This is a perfectly legal and simple way to solve your problem.

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