[theme-reviewers] GPL

// ravi ravi-lists at g8o.net
Mon Aug 13 03:19:27 UTC 2012


On Aug 12, 2012, at 11:16 PM, // ravi <ravi-lists at g8o.net> wrote:
> The side you are missing, IMHO, is that this idea of “pure” and “friendly” (scares not intended …

“quotes not intended”…

> as scare, but merely to note that they are borrowed from you) is open to exploitation and potentially short-lived in an evolutionary/game-theoretic sense [arguably]. I use the GPL for every bit of code that I release, and I do that without stress because I know that it is one of the strongest way to avoid the community that I am a part of from being exploited - that anyone who uses our work will share their work with us.
> I wrote a blog post about this that was picked by Matt, the last time the GPL wars came around. If you think they might be of interest, please contact me for a link.
> Regards,
> 	—ravi


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