[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: [TSVN] To GPL or not to GPL

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-08-20 10:31:47 CEST

Toby Johnson wrote:

> I do think the GPL probably "scares" some businesses, so that may keep
> some of them from using or contributing to TSVN.

Maybe not from using it, but definitely from contributing to it. Someone
asking for a 64-bit version told me that he would love to try to make
this happen himself, but his company forbids them to look at GPL code at
all: they could be accused of using that code and then they'd have to
make their code GPL too. I know that's really a very low risk, but some
companies just don't take any risks...


   oo  // \\      "De Chelonian Mobile"
  (_,\/ \_/ \     TortoiseSVN
    \ \_/_\_/>    The coolest Interface to (Sub)Version Control
    /_/   \_\     http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org
To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Received on Sat Aug 20 10:32:18 2005

This is an archived mail posted to the TortoiseSVN Dev mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.