"viral" (was RE: Licensing options for firmware)

Joel West svosrp at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 16:24:58 UTC 2005

On 8:38 AM -0400 4/6/05, Evan Prodromou doth scribe:
>Oof. Is there a reason you use that awful term, "viral", instead of
>"copyleft"? Ignorance, hostility, or something else?

While "viral" is the most commonly used term in industry (go to any pro-open source seminar in Silicon Valley and listen), I apologize to the list for sparking a silly feud over politically incorrect terms.


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