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ZDNet: Globus Chooses BSD-Style License with Eyes Wide Open

Jul 07, 2005, 04:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dana Blankenhorn)

"The Globus Consortium, which is working on standards for open source grid computing, is releasing its toolkit under the BSD-style Apache 2.0 license (APL2).

"In an online journal released today, co-founder Ian Foster described the group's reasoning. BSD is 'enterprise friendly,' he wrote, and the license isn't attached automatically to projects written under it, unlike the more 'viral' GPL..."

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