The open source CPAL license helps both the developers of the code and those who consume it.
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
MuleSource just went with the CPAL license, which changes little about the company but puts some uncertainty to rest.
I don't like the new Common Public Attribution License. But I think I can see how it was approved.
Two years after the open-source licensing wars over "badgeware" and license proliferation, it's clear that customers simply don't care.
The web increasingly opens up to open source. Where is this going? Nobody knows....
Social news site, still lagging far behind Digg in traffic, has opted to release its code under the Common Public Attribution License.
How does Projity track all those users of its software?
Open Season, Episode 18. Lots of action.
As expected, the social network--known for a "closed" environment--will be incorporating open-source principles into its developer platform.