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[5]: hm?
by Beta on Mon 23rd Apr 2012 07:34 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: hm?"
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The BSD license is for the unselfish.

Not solely, selfless contributors, and either or users.

The GPL license is for forcing other people to be unselfish.

The GPL doesn’t force anyone to be selfless if they wish to be selfish ‐ you have the ability to choose to use code under it or not.

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