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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GPL vs BSD
by andydread on Mon 23rd Apr 2012 01:33 UTC
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I don't see why people on here are making this so complicated. If you don't want people filing patents regarding your code and then suing you over your own code then you license your code under the GPL. If you don't care to be sued by some entity for patent infringement over some code your distributed then use BSD. simple.

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