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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Perens: Too Many Licenses Deters Sharing of Code

May 31, 2005, 14:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Loftus)

"Is there a belief today that there are far too many open source licenses?

"Bruce Perens: Yes. In general a company can do all it wants with open source while using only three licenses: BSD, LGPL, and GPL. Each of those licenses fulfills a different business purpose on a range between no restrictions at all (BSD) and mandatory sharing (GPL)..."

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