Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 21st Apr 2012 19:25 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source "A new analysis of licensing data shows that not only is use of the GPL and other copyleft licenses continuing to decline, but the rate of disuse is actually accelerating." This shouldn't be surprising. The GPL is complex, and I honestly don't blame both individuals and companies opting for simpler, more straightforward licenses like BSD or MIT-like licenses.
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RE[3]: Complexity?
by BeamishBoy on Sat 21st Apr 2012 23:13 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Complexity?"
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Would the Linux kernel exist today without the GPL and the friendly ecosystem around the code that it helped build?


It certainly wouldn't exist if it was released under GPL V3.

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