CPU Review: Why you SHOULD use the LGPL for your next library

On February 1st, Richard Stallman published the article Why you shouldn’t use the
Library GPL for your next library

“Even though I find myself at odds with some of his political
views, I cannot help but be impressed with his many contributions
to the world of computing, including GNU Emacs and the GPL.”

“… commercial software, along with the increased public
awareness from the wide media exposure that Linux has received
allowed Linux into a number of commercial settings where otherwise
it may not have been considered.

“We must value the LGPL for allowing commercial usage of library


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