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?"
Permalink for comment 381953
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: bsd vs gpl
by Glynser on Wed 2nd Sep 2009 14:51 UTC in reply to "bsd vs gpl"
Glynser
Member since:
2007-11-29

"so some other company can claim it as their own"

the BSD license forbids doing so

Reply Parent Score: 3