Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 4th Jun 2010 22:36 UTC
Google When Google first unveiled its WebM project, there were quite some concerns over its license. This license was incompatible with version 2 and 3 of the GPL, and was effectively a new license, causing unnecessary confusion. Google has now cleared everything up by switching to a regular BSD license.
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RE[6]: GPL
by raboof on Sun 6th Jun 2010 14:31 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: GPL"
raboof
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"BSD-style licensing does not offer this protection, though it has the benefit of offering more freedom to the users of the product. So it's not intrinsically better, it's just different.


For this purpose, the BSD license is indeed intrinsically better than the GPL license.

The GPL license is very good for (...)
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You two agree. Seems like you misunderstood the way `intrinsically' was used.

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