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.