CNET News: Sun Criticizes Popular Open-Source License
Apr 06, 2005, 13:00 (14 Talkback[s])
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"Sun Microsystems President Jonathan Schwartz on Tuesday
proclaimed ardent support for the open-source software realm but
criticized the General Public License, a widely used foundation of
the programming movement.
"The GPL governs Linux and countless other projects in the free
and open-source software arena. But a key tenet of the license
creates a situation that amounts to economic imperialism, Schwartz
argued at the Open Source Business Conference here..."