GPLv3 report: 30% increase with Sugar on top

GPLv3 continues to barrel forward. Here's the report.

GPLv3 continued its forward march this past week, as Palamida reports. The pace accelerated this past week with a 30% increase, or 259 projects that have officially adopted GPLv3, as compared to 199 projects on July 20th. An additional 3 projects have adopted LGPLv3 bringing the total LGPLv3 projects to 12.

Of course, if you add in those projects licensed as "GPL v2 or LGPL v2.1 or later," then the total swells to 2,990. Not bad.

One notable addition last week was SugarCRM's Community Edition . One notable exception was the Linux kernel (

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