Publisher for commercial use?

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kroopson
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Publisher for commercial use?

Post by kroopson » Sun Aug 24, 2003 11:52 am

Can I use Blender Publisher for commercial purposes ? I need Game Engine for creating realtime interactive presentations
Can I do it without breaking the law?

jd-multi
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Post by jd-multi » Sun Aug 24, 2003 1:27 pm

I think you can, because Blender is now an opensource program, so there arn't any laws for it, like you should use ms paint or notepad for a commercial use. :D

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Post by ton » Sun Aug 24, 2003 5:41 pm

Yes you can use that, especially for presentations.
When you aim at making a commercial product at cd or so, and sell 1000s of copies, please consider to donate something!

noselasd
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Post by noselasd » Wed Sep 03, 2003 2:11 pm

jd-multi wrote:I think you can, because Blender is now an opensource program, so there arn't any laws for it, like you should use ms paint or notepad for a commercial use. :D
That's misleading. There certanly are laws to consider "opensource".
Blender is released under the GPL license so you have follow the license.
But he should be safe.Go ahead and use it ;)

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Post by Saluk » Thu Sep 04, 2003 2:21 am

Publisher is not under the open source liscense, as it was never released open sourced:)

But stick with what ton says hehe.

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