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DotNetNuke squares off against the GPL

Dec 16, 2011, 14:03 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

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"So it was with sad dismay that I read a DotNetNuke blog entry this morning that took unabashed aim at the GNU Public License (GPL) used by DotNetNuke's (DNN) primary (and more successful) competing content management systems, WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal.

"In the Dec. 13 blog entry, Scott Willhite, Director of Community Relations for DotNetNuke Corporation, unsubtly takes potshots at the GPL with just about every piece of ammunition he can think of.

"The basic premise of Willhite's article is that DNN's BSD-style license immediately provides more legal indemnification than the GPL, and therefore protects DNN customers more than the other open source CMSes with which DNN competes. "

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