On Friday, 14 October 2016 04:51:01 CEST Daniel Robinson via bitcoin-dev
> > Because if not, the DPL is still better than the status quo.
> Agreed. Also worth noting that it has a potential advantage over
> unilateral patent disarmament, analogous to the advantage of copyleft
> licenses over MIT/BSD: it provides an incentive (at least a theoretical
> one) for other companies to adopt it too.
This is a very important point and a huge step forward in my opinion.
The downside of MIT/BSD licenses is that companies can take and not give
back. It doesn't build a community and commonly-shared property. Copyleft
allows people to take and embrace, but if they extend they have to give
back. Which is fair, you build it on their stuff...
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