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GPL Project Watch List for Week of 03/21, 2k Update

Mar 26, 2008, 18:00 (1 Talkback[s])

"Our database now contains over 2000 projects that are using the GPL v3. This is a large milestone for the license, and seems to still be the beginning of wider adoption. Nine months have passed since the release of the controversial license and it has already gained 2k projects. At this rate the GPL v3 is being adopted by 1000 projects every 4-5 months, and if the trend continues, the license will be used by 5000 projects by the end of the year. 5k will be a very substantial amount of projects under the GPL v3, which may influence larger projects to move over the the GPL v3 as well. Then again, the license can begin to cap out, but as of today we have yet to see a decrease in adoption rates..."

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