Richard Stallman on GPL Exceptions

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jan 12, 2010 5:21 PM EDT
OStatic; By Joe Brockmeier
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Richard Stallman raised more than a few eyebrows when he signed the letter objecting to the MySQL purchase. Endorsing, or seeming to endorse, the practice of selling proprietary exceptions to GPL'ed software seemed entirely out of character with Stallman's comments on Free Software up to that point. To clarify, Stallman has written up an essay that spells out his opinion on exceptions and when they're acceptable.

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