29 August 2008

Google Backtracks on Eclipse and Mozilla Licences

Google plays a key role in the world of free software, both indirectly, through the fact that it runs most of its infrastructure on open source, and directly, through its support of projects (not least the dosh it gives to Mozilla). Against that background, its refusal to make certain popular licences like those from Mozilla and Eclipse available to projects hosted on Google Code was curious....

On Open Enterprise blog.


Dr. Roy Schestowitz said...

Can they now *ahem* 'restore' AGPL, please?

Glyn Moody said...

Indeed, I bet they will in due course.

Shall we open a book on when?