Sunday 26 June 2011 by Bradley M. Kuhn
those who chose strong copyleft were just as happy with weak copyleft relicensing. I found the exact place where she said that in the LO 204 ogg file, wherein she says at 36:15 and 37:30:
Part of that reason is that when a developer develops code they want their code to be used. They may have a general philosophy that they want used. Most developers who contribute under a copyleft license &mdash they'd be happy with any copyleft license — AGPL, GPL, LGPL — they think — that's my “set”. …
You're using GPL and we're using LGPL, so we can't use your code. Hmmm, we can't do that!… this just doesn't fit the way developers think! We want our code to be used — and we're happy to have — if I said GPL, it's probably true that I'm happy to have it under LGPL as well. It's just too much work [without Harmony] to make that happen.
wasn't helpful to Free Software developers. She further claimed that FSF's update to GPLv3 constituted
Manifest Destiny, which I disputed.
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