Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th Jan 2007 14:08 UTC, submitted by RJ
GNU, GPL, Open Source "We observe that there exists a broad misconception that the BSD permits the licensing of BSD code and modifications of BSD code under closed source licenses. In this paper we put forward an argument to the effect that the terms of the BSD require BSD code and modifications to BSD code to be licensed under the terms of the BSD license. We look at some possible consequences and observe that this licensing requirement could have serious impacts on the unwary."
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Bad article
by Meor on Tue 16th Jan 2007 15:33 UTC
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Terrible wind-blown article.

The BSD license is superior in every way and primarily for 2 reasons:
1) Simplicity
2) Far less need to legislate to enforce

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