LinuxInsider: A Consumer's Review of the General Public License
Jul 21, 2004, 02:30 (8 Talkback[s])
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"Last week, I examined the nuances of a marketplace for licenses
and its relationship to a parallel marketplace for products that
use those licenses. This time, for those readers who might actually
be in the market for a license, let's review the one that gets the
most ink--the General Public License (GPL).
"There is no question that the GPL Latest News about GPL is an
important product. It enjoys a huge portion of the license market
relative to other licenses. Out of all the distinct software
packages available today, a large percentage are licensed using the
GPL, and except for 'licenses' that simply put the software into
the public domain, it is probably the most commonly used..."