Subject: Re: "I've got more programmers than you" reprise
From: Stephen J. Turnbull <>
Date: 01 Nov 2001 13:23:53 +0900

>>>>> "kms" == Karsten M Self <> writes:

    kms> ...which is a handy refutation of the assertion quoted at the
    kms> top of your post.  GPL does a good job of promoting the ideal
    kms> of free software.  Depending on the licensing environment, it
    kms> may or may not constitute acceptable terms for a broad
    kms> spectrum of adopters.  Though I'd argue that its
    kms> acceptability is higher now than at any time in the past, and
    kms> likely increasing.

Since it is a half-way house between BSD/MIT, and Aladdin/Sleepycat-
style dual licensing, no wonder.

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