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Why You Hate the GPL and Why I Love It

“I’m helping to edit what is turning out to be a shockingly good
book on the legal issues around open source, from the developer’s
perspective, which Van Lindberg is finishing up and which O’Reilly
will be publishing. When it comes out, you will want to buy it.
It’s incredibly well-written and expresses things much more clearly
than I’ve yet seen in my 10 years within the open-source
community.

“As a case in point, Van explicates the Great Divide between
those who love and loathe the GPL by citing a post on the Python
mailing list about a controversial bit of code called
setuptools…”

Complete
Story