@jwildeboer EUPL closes the network use loophole in a similar manner, EUPL is not viral, though. It's sort of "LAGPL".

@Steinar @jwildeboer can we not use the word "viral" to describe "copyleft"?

It's a Microsoft-invented term to make copyleft licenses sound bad.

Language matters.


@rysiek @Steinar When someone says GPL and viral together, I immediately suspect that person opposes Software Freedom. And I tell them that. Has worked quite well ;)

@jwildeboer @rysiek @Steinar The reason I use the world "viral" is because it's a battlecry designed to strike fear into the hearts of our corporate masters. The infection comparison makes it clear they are under no circumstances to touch what is ours 🙂

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