On 5 April 2011 19:08, Mark McLoughlin <markmc at redhat.com> wrote:
> Hi David,
>> - If you wish to ensure you have a healthy community of contributors
> around your code, I wouldn't focus your thoughts on the license.
> Whether a free software project is successful does not hinge on
> whether it uses a copyleft license.
I think this is the key reason to pick a permissive license as it
makes it easier for Business to adopt the software and therefore their
employees to hack on your project in work time. Depends on what the
software does as to whether the GPL license would prevent use by
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