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Reddit chooses CPAL for open source license (Verdict: good move)

The open source CPAL license helps both the developers of the code and those who consume it.

By June 18, 2008


Facebook adopts the CPAL poison pill

What is Facebook trying to accomplish? If the point was to protect the Facebook platform from competition (and, to be frank, derivative works), Facebook chose a good license in CPAL. If it was to encourage development, it couldn't have chosen a worse li

By June 3, 2008


MuleSource goes CPAL, discusses the role of the Open Source Initiative and the relevance of GPLv3

MuleSource just went with the CPAL license, which changes little about the company but puts some uncertainty to rest.

By August 14, 2007


What does CPAL mean and how did it get approved?

I don't like the new Common Public Attribution License. But I think I can see how it was approved.

By July 27, 2007


Yet another overblown open source debate

Two years after the open-source licensing wars over "badgeware" and license proliferation, it's clear that customers simply don't care.

By December 11, 2008


Open sourcing the web

The web increasingly opens up to open source. Where is this going? Nobody knows....

By June 19, 2008


Conde Nast's Reddit goes open-source

Social news site, still lagging far behind Digg in traffic, has opted to release its code under the Common Public Attribution License.

By June 18, 2008


Microsoft Project replacement tops 500,000 downloads (UPDATED)

How does Projity track all those users of its software?

By June 16, 2008


Software can drive you to cry...or to underground harems

Open Season, Episode 18. Lots of action.

By June 14, 2008


Facebook open-sources a 'significant part' of its platform

As expected, the social network--known for a "closed" environment--will be incorporating open-source principles into its developer platform.

By June 2, 2008