"I just wrapped up a productive dialog with an individual who
heads a company tasked with video distribution. During the
dialogue, I found myself questioning the wisdom of GPL in all
things. That's not because I don't believe that the GPL is a solid
open source license mind you, but rather how it can encourage
creation while inhibiting growth at the same time.
"One of the biggest hang-ups with the GPL license for a lot of
companies is that, in some instances, they feel like they are
required to divulge information on how their software works just to
participate in the movement. In most instances, I can see where the
GPL is coming from. In the instance that I was referring to above,
I believe wholeheartedly that the GPL is simply not a good fit for
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