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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
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(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
So it's the author of the CDDL which made a license which is incompatible with the GPL(*), not the reverse: GPL's authors don't have a time machine..
* knowingly or not.
Posted Jun 16, 2010 8:04 UTC (Wed) by trasz (guest, #45786)
CDDL authors, on the other hand, didn't have much choice - they could either license it as BSD (which means no copyleft), or GPL (which would prevent it from being used in anything but Linux), or make special exception for GPL, like e.g. Mozilla does. Except that making exception to be compatible with something that was created to be incompatible looks little weird, doesn't it?
Posted Jun 16, 2010 8:45 UTC (Wed) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
Posted Jun 16, 2010 9:18 UTC (Wed) by paulj (subscriber, #341)
Anyway.. Divide and conquer - except the *Nix community always manages to do this to itself, allowing others to conquer.
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