10 common misunderstandings about the GPL
The GNU General Public License (GPL) is one of the most widely used software licenses and, undoubtedly, the most misunderstood. Some of this misunderstanding comes from hostile propaganda, but some also comes from a lack of experience in licensing issues on the part of both lawyers and lay users, and the use of standard language in conventional end user license agreements that are unthinkingly coupled with the GPL.
In all cases, the confusion is frequently based on misreadings, rumors, secondhand accounts, and what is convenient to believe. IT Manager's Journal | 10 common misunderstandings about the GPL
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