Ditching Copyleft to Compete with a Fork?
Jun 03, 2011, 09:02 (4 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Roland for this link. ]
"I was disturbed today to read that Oracle will seek to
relicense all OpenOffice code under the Apache-2.0 license and move
OpenOffice into the Apache Software Foundation.
"I've written recently about how among the permissive licenses,
my favorite is clearly the Apache License 2.0. However, I think
that one should switch from a copyleft license to a permissive one
only in rare circumstances and with the greatest of care."