I fear that the folks leading this mad rush towards Apache/BSD have forgotten the lessons learned from the BSD wars, and that we're heading towards another BSD bubble/cliff.
BSD bubble/cliff was just a sideshow. The real winner of Unix wars was Windows—and the only reason for that was the fact that AT&T stopped developing UNIX.
Yes, if Google will stop developing Android then someone else may pick up the slack. But I doubt it'll be copyleft. More likely it'll be Tizen or even Windows (again).
When that (inevitably?) happens, the pendulum will swing back towards favoring Copyleft.
May be. But this will need to be different, non-FSF-driven copyleft. May be it'll be CC-BY-SA, or may be it'll be something else. But GPL… it has the perception of “spoiled goods” and I don't see how that trend can be reversed. This affects FSF first (things like GnuTLS or GUILE), but all other GPL projects are affected, too.
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