Subject: Re: License Proliferation
From: Michael Bernstein <>
Date: Mon, 05 Sep 2005 09:12:33 -0700

On Mon, 2005-09-05 at 10:01 +0100, Alex Bligh wrote:
> Everyone at this point says
> "yes that's a feature not a bug", but that is exactly the criticism Michael
> was levying at other license authors.

Not *all* other incompatible license authors, just *many*.

And note that GPL-compatibility also covers questions other than simple
code reuse, such as:

"Can I write a GPL application on top of this platform?"

"Can I write a GPL plug-in for this application?"


- Michael