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If you want wide distribution, use Apache, but if you want to keep a project like Trisano together, the GPL is probably your best bet.
There is an ongoing shift toward open-source licenses that are more permissive, reflecting an increased emphasis on building communities rather than protecting against free-riders.
Canonical has licensed its popular Launchpad hosting software under the AGPLv3. In so doing, has it licensed away its best way to build a scalable software business?
The 5 percent drop in General Public License adoption likely reflects a shift in perception as to the value of open-source licensing.
Two years after the open-source licensing wars over "badgeware" and license proliferation, it's clear that customers simply don't care.
Founded last year, Cohen's initiative continues to push the envelope on what open source can do for the enterprise.
Free Software Foundation releases a variation of the GPL that brings its reciprocity obligations to software running as an online service.