[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo/LocationTech relationship

Andrea Ross andrea.ross at eclipse.org
Fri Nov 13 04:28:23 PST 2015

That's actually not true.. Historically I've used Strong copyleft vs. Soft. Just out if practice. That's a much better term. Thanks for mentioning.


On November 13, 2015 1:19:20 PM GMT+01:00, Andrea Ross <andrea.ross at eclipse.org> wrote:
>Thanks Even. Noted.
>As you likely know. It is the extra nature beyond other reciprocal
>licenses like LGPL, EPL, and MPL that is the concern. I've not heard a
>different term to describe that aspect. And it goes without saying no
>offense was intended. I understand the different perspectives and see
>them as an important choice to fit the project's goals.
>Kind regards,
>On November 13, 2015 12:54:32 PM GMT+01:00, Even Rouault
><even.rouault at spatialys.com> wrote:
>>> It is the viral nature of the GPL & AGPL
>>Just as an aside: as for most people a "virus" is something not very 
>>positively connoted, I'd suggest rather refering to the reciprocal or
>>alike nature of the license to better describe its intent in a way
>>doesn't assume bad intentions from people selecting it as the license
>>their project.
>>Spatialys - Geospatial professional services
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