SearchEnterpriseLinux: GPL Warrants Heightened Attention
Apr 15, 2004, 19:00 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael S. Mimoso)
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"The beauty of the open source software community--and the
General Public License that governs Linux and open source--is that
innovation must be shared with the community.
"This can also cause a bevy of sleepless nights for vendors, IT
managers, developers and enterprise bean counters.
"Reciprocal, or 'copyleft,' provisions in the GPL give the
license a viral aspect said Arshia Tabrizi, a technology
transactional lawyer based in Toronto..."