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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uhm..
by martini on Sat 21st Apr 2012 22:01 UTC
martini
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2006-01-23

....what if all the "permissive" open source license projects get forked to GNU GPL?

that will screw this statistics....

From my point of view I don't see a diminish of the GNU GPL V2 software, but this is only an empiric interpretation.

I also had never hear about the Black Duck Software KnowledgeBase as a referent for Open Source project information. Was I living under a rock for the last 10 years?

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