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[4]: hm?
by kwan_e on Sun 22nd Apr 2012 01:38 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: hm?"
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Honestly, the only people who seem to get excited by this sort of thing are hard-core GNU freetards who believe that everyone who doesn't accept their extreme ideology is evil.

How is "I expect to be paid back through code when you use my code" extreme or ideological? Sounds pretty pragmatic to me.

Sorry, but "freedom, even if it means freedom to not pay back/forward", IS ideological.

Nothing wrong with ideological. Don't use ideological in a pejorative sense.

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