[fpc-devel] LGPL vs BSD

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Fri Aug 4 23:06:39 CEST 2006

Marco van de Voort wrote:
>> Marco van de Voort wrote:
>>>> - community projects are GPL or LGPL depending if they are libraries or
>>>> programs
>>>> - code developed by public funds (academic etc.) gets BSD
>>> I think all code that is not really in danger of hostile takeover can better
>>> be BSD. The extra protection of (L)GPL is not going deliver anything, and
>>> maybe the looser licensing yield some extra contributors.
>> Is there any big pure community project being BSD (and friends) licensed?
> BSD?

Isn't the code base taken also from academic research projects?

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