unenforced copyleft is the same as the ISC license
Posted Dec 28, 2012 17:22 UTC (Fri) by bkuhn
In reply to: An org's commitment lasts longer than any individual
Parent article: GnuTLS, copyright assignment, and GNU project governance
Hugo, an unenforced copyleft is the same as the ISC license. (Gerv also made a similar point in this thread.) Therefore, I don't think it's logical to make some distinction about the usefulness of copyleft outside of enforcement, and I'm surprised that you've done so.
If folks want to comply voluntarily with copyleft, they could treat ISC as if it the same requirements as GPL. Indeed, even Theo de Raadt encourages (but doesn't require by licenses) that people to share all their software source code with everyone. Thus, it's only when someone violates that there's any distinction between copyleft and non-copyleft.
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