GPL and BSD : impact

Very Grumpy Bunny has written a post comparing the GPLv2 and the BSD licence and explaining the difference when  applied to Amarok. There are several BSD licenses, so many that you’ll typically see any particular license under BSD terms listed as a BSD-Style...

New category and FBSD Projects page updated

I’ve just updated the FBSD Projects page (added DSBSD and TrueBSD) and also added a X vx Y category where you will find topics such as Linux vs BSD or OS X vs OS Y, such as: Smoothwall vs M0n0wall: a comparison BSD Community vs Linux Community GPL vs BSD, a...

GPL vs BSD, a matter of sustainability

Both licensing models have been around for a very long time. I don’t know which predates which, but it really doesn’t matter. The spirit behind both licenses is very similar: free software is good. But they realize this idea in different ways. In the GPL license you...