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SearchEnterpriseLinux: GPL Warrants Heightened Attention

Apr 15, 2004, 19:00 (14 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael S. Mimoso)

"The beauty of the open source software community--and the General Public License that governs Linux and open source--is that innovation must be shared with the community.

"This can also cause a bevy of sleepless nights for vendors, IT managers, developers and enterprise bean counters.

"Reciprocal, or 'copyleft,' provisions in the GPL give the license a viral aspect said Arshia Tabrizi, a technology transactional lawyer based in Toronto..."

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