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From dav...@dedasys.com (David N. Welton)
Subject Re: How BSD hurts OpenSource
Date Wed, 14 May 2003 07:35:08 GMT
Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com> writes:

> What I wonder is how many of those authors/copyright-holders have
> actually read the GPL and understand what it really means.  --
> justin

Probably not the details, but on the other hand, the concept of the
GPL is clever, and the idea of 'not getting ripped off' appeals to
people.

>From the other side of things, GPL'ed libraries have also been a Free
Software Business success story (for example: sleepycat, Qt).

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