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LinuxInsider: A Consumer's Review of the General Public License

Jul 21, 2004, 02:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Albert)

"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..."

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