Apache vs. BSD licenses

David Johnson david at usermode.org
Tue Mar 20 19:43:31 UTC 2001

On Tuesday March 20 2001 06:12 pm, Brian Behlendorf wrote:

> Stallman has indicated to me that clause 4 ("Apache" may not be used to
> endorse) will be compatible with the GPL v3, but clause 5 ("Apache" may
> not appear in the product name) will not. 

Why is it always the non-GPL license that must conform? Why is the GPL never 
criticized for being incompatible?

David Johnson

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