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: hm?
by Meor on Tue 24th Apr 2012 20:33 UTC in reply to "hm?"
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2006-09-29

Billion dollar corporations run on GPL software and the writers aren't getting any of that money; how is a profit division argument even relevant?

If you're going to make something free, make it free. Someone may use it to make money and not share it with you, if you thought you could monetize it, don't make it OSS.

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