Glyn Moody muses on GPLv3 adoption
in a Linux Journal article. He looks at the history of licensing and concludes that GPLv3 adoption is inevitable. "The interesting point here is that it was not legal issues that prompted the adoption of the GPL, but simply a desire to make it easier for MySQL to be included in distributions by simplifying the legal wrapping. MySQL is not alone in making the move to the GNU GPL for this reason.
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