Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd Sep 2009 12:41 UTC, submitted by nitsudima
GNU, GPL, Open Source David Chisnall casts a critical eye over the GNU General Public License and asks whether it's done more harm than good for the Free Software movement. "Looking back, has the GPL been a help, or a hindrance? And will it continue to be a help or hindrance in the future?"
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RE: I'm sorry, but its true
by Glynser on Wed 2nd Sep 2009 14:26 UTC in reply to "I'm sorry, but its true"
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"I mean everyone should use the GPL. It's a license, like every other, but one has to ask himself, if he wants to to support a GPL vs commercial license war or if he wants to just write free (as in non-forced freedom), open source software for EVERYONE."

not sure if you've written what you intended to, but the GPL in fact forces freedom. So in that case, you can't really use the GPL if you want to write "free as in non-forced freedom" software.

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