[linux-elitists] Re: The GPLV3 Position... (and a suggestion to Jon Corbet)

Jeff Waugh jdub@perkypants.org
Tue Sep 26 15:04:29 PDT 2006

<quote who="Don Marti">

> Has any project with real users ever successfully moved from a license
> with fewer restrictions to one with more?

Wine lost a commercial developer (who wasn't really contributing anyway) in
their move from BSD to LGPL, but are substantially stronger for doing so (in
my opinion).


- Jeff

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