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[2]: BSD vs GPL - again
by Lennie on Sun 22nd Apr 2012 08:48 UTC in reply to "RE: BSD vs GPL - again"
Lennie
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If you look at number of installations, something like busybox (used on a lot of embedded Linux systems) probably is more widely used.

Obviously that is hard to measure though.

Busybox is GPLv2-only-and-not-v3 like the Linux kernel I believe.

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