GPL not encouraging new technology
tapselj0 at cs.man.ac.uk
Fri Nov 29 22:30:49 UTC 2002
Just a quick point - remember that the majority (90% or something wasn't it?)
of software is not off-the-shelf software.
For the majority (all?) of not-off-the-shelf software, the licensing probably
doesn't affect much. (code for research, putting packages and support etc
together for 'solutions', in house development, ...)
For the software that is off-the-shelf, I'll let everyone else cover that.
But remember that is a small percentage of code that is written.
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