November 30, 1999

The General Public License: It's not just about Open Source

Author: JT Smith offers a critique about the GPL. "Attorney David Loundy's clients never meant for their database to be free software or for its code to be open source. But when a database contractor used snippets of code copyrighted by the GNU General Public License (GPL), the clients were shocked to find they couldn't sell their own software as a proprietary work."


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