Robert Uhl <eadmund42@NOSPAMgmail.com> wrote:
| Slobodan Blazeski <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
| > No it won't. People who want their code under GPL will do it it
| > anyway, people who don't won't use it.
| Not necessarily: if the cost of releasing under the GPL is less than the
| cost of re-implementing GPLed code, then people will release their code
| under the GPL regardless of whether they want to or not. This is a good
| thing for users who will thus have source at their fingertips; it is a
| bad thing for those who don't want to give out their source code.
**OPEN SOURCE != GPL!!!** Do not attempt to conflate the two!!
There are many open-source arrangements which do not contain
the viral contamination clauses inherent in the GPL.
Rob Warnock <email@example.com>
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