John Carter

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Licenses : Open Source and CopyLeft Licenses -- (442 Words / 3,075 Characters)
The "No problem Bugroff" license. Richard Stallman of the Free Software Foundation devised, in addition to some marvelous software, the GNU General Public License (GPL for short). Or the CopyLeft it is sometimes called. It is quite a revolutionary document, using the "copyright" tool to to protect your right to use free software. Unfortunately using copyright to protect free software is a lot like using a Jackal to guard the hens. In fact, various inconveniences relating to this have resulted in modifications such as the LGPL (Library General Public License) and more recently the NPL (Netscape Public License) I call these matters mere inconveniences, the real damage will occur when the Jackal's, (sorry, I mean lawye...


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