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> "nobody will use your code if it's GPL, make it permissive" is the open source version of "we won't pay you, but you'll get exposure"

-- quote from Michael F. Lamb twitter.com/datagrok/status/87

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@cwebber If I'm only going to get exposure, why not let everyone else modify it to make it usable for them?

@LWFlouisa Everyone can modify your code if it's under copyleft. And there's more to get than "just exposure"... I'm not writing all the copylefted code I am for "just exposure", but to build a better future.

Choosing lax/permissive licenses is fine. The problem is people trying to pressure you to not do so for *their* business interests.

@cwebber Is that what GNU is? Just released a GNU licensed Hallucination software for Linux Mint. Was getting ticked there wasn't one for Linux yet.

@cwebber I'm very tired of Youtube licensing though, and bogus DMCAs.