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And that why its so important that you can not sell and change the ownership, control of a community driven software project. So the community is sure that not one person can sell the projects efforts from all community members. MySQL could be sold bcs it was controlled by one person same as with Linux, Drupal,... and in contrary to ie examples like Joomla that set up a legal entity to secure Joomla for a l l community members.. http://opensourcematters.org/index.php See and learn from Joomla how they structure their real open source project where all members are guaranteed part of ownership, development and engagement of the project. Start with the legal part to secure your open source project for ever!



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