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Bradley Kuhn (bkuhn) - 7 years ago 2015-03-05 18:39:57
bkuhn@ebb.org
Sure up wording for ambiguous modifier

HT jackhill for this suggestion.
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@@ -45,15 +45,14 @@ the GPL.  The GPL was written to prevent this specific scenario!</p>
 
<p>We want companies to incorporate our software into new products, but there
 
are a few simple rules.  Copylefted free software is so prevalent because
 
there's no way a company can compete without using a significant amount of
 
free software to bring products to market in reasonable time. They get so
 
much benefit from our work.  Allowing the whole community to review, use,
 
improve and work with the code seems very little to ask in return.  Copyleft
 
also ensures competitors cannot undercut those who contribute.  The GPL is
 
effectively no different from a non-copyleft license without active
 
enforcement.</p>
 
also ensures competitors cannot undercut those who contribute.  Without active enforcement, the GPL is
 
effectively no different from a non-copyleft license.</p>
 

	
 
<p>What point is there for companies to make sure that they're compliant if
 
there are no consequences when the GPL is violated? Many will continue to
 
ignore the rules without enforcement.  We know that there are so many
 
companies that willingly comply and embrace GPL as part of their business.
 
Some are temporarily out of compliance and need to be brought up to speed,
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