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Commercial CodeIgniter-powered Project? - El Forum - 08-05-2010

[eluser]Unknown[/eluser]
Hey everyone!

I've been working with CodeIgniter for a few months now and it's proven to be a valuable framework for any kind of web-development.

I've developed a web-based SQLite editor for specific needs for myself with CodeIgniter and now I'm planning on extending that said editor in to a commercial product (downloadable source code) and have been baffled about the commercial-part of this.

Does CodeIgniter allow commercial projects?

If it does, I could always include a "powered by CodeIgniter" on all the pages, but the source would really only be available to customers who purchase it.

Worst case scenario would be that I'd need to get rid of CodeIgniter and start from scratch.

Anyway, thanks in advance!


Commercial CodeIgniter-powered Project? - El Forum - 08-05-2010

[eluser]WanWizard[/eluser]
The license agreement says:
Quote:You are permitted to use, copy, modify, and distribute the Software and its documentation, with or without modification, for any purpose, provided that the following conditions are met:

1. A copy of this license agreement must be included with the distribution.
2. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice in all source code files.
3. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
4. Any files that have been modified must carry notices stating the nature of the change and the names of those who changed them.
5. Products derived from the Software must include an acknowledgment that they are derived from CodeIgniter in their documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
6. Products derived from the Software may not be called "CodeIgniter", nor may "CodeIgniter" appear in their name, without prior written permission from EllisLab, Inc.

"Any purpose" includes "commercial use", so I don't see a problem.