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IT Business Edge: BSD Licensing Benefits vs. the GPL

May 04, 2005, 18:15 (12 Talkback[s])

"Question: Which features of the BSD license, or BSD-style licensing, make it more appropriate for your use? Or is it more a matter of the GPL NOT being at all appropriate?

"Boynes: While there are many successful and broadly used open source projects that are licensed under GPL, BSD-style licensing is more appropriate for commercial companies such as Gluecode that are striving to build product-derived 'value-add' functionality on top of open source..."

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