GPL issue at my work place
dirk.dierickx at gmail.com
Sat Jan 19 13:32:34 UTC 2008
My workplace is located in Belgium, but the head office is in the US.
I think that the media still has a more negative focus on OSS licenses
as the GPL, and as a result some companies rather avoid it. If there
were available people in the community that provide this kind of
expertise i think that would be a great help.
I asked the same question to Bruce Perens, he also proposed to talk to
them. It was the only person I knew in the OSS field with a legal
On Thu, 2008-01-17 at 16:55 -0500, Chris DiBona wrote:
> Where are you located? One thing we should start doing as a community
> is having lawyer/coffee klatches to explore the corner cases and , to
> a great degree, alleviate stress around the topic.
> On Jan 17, 2008 4:17 PM, Dirk Dierickx <dirk.dierickx at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-01-17 at 15:30 -0500, Chris DiBona wrote:
> > > I hate to play the popular kid, but you can ask them succicntly what
> > > they know that Google doesn't. We use gpl'd code on our production,
> > > internal corporate and shipping on the search appliance.
> > >
> > > Chris
> > In fact I more or less asked them that question today, I'm eager to get
> > their answer on that topic too.
> > I'll keep you updated as this story unfolds.
> > thx,
> > --
> > Dirk Dierickx <dirk.dierickx at gmail.com>
Dirk Dierickx <dirk.dierickx at gmail.com>
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