IT Business Edge: BSD Licensing Benefits vs. the GPL
May 04, 2005, 18:15 (12 Talkback[s])
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"Question: Which features of the BSD license,
or BSD-style licensing, make it more appropriate for your use? Or
is it more a matter of the GPL NOT being at all appropriate?
"Boynes: While there are many successful and
broadly used open source projects that are licensed under GPL,
BSD-style licensing is more appropriate for commercial companies
such as Gluecode that are striving to build product-derived
'value-add' functionality on top of open source..."