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Changes to try and improve public relations #33

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@jackpot51 jackpot51 merged commit 3a06e36 into master Mar 23, 2016

@jackpot51 jackpot51 deleted the political_correctness branch Mar 23, 2016

The GPL is upstream-centric, the MIT license is downstream-centric. We happen to prioritize downstream more than upstream, since downstream is what really matters: the userbase, the community, the availability.

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ticki Mar 23, 2016


Why remove this?

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jackpot51 Mar 23, 2016


It seems like an opinion, and one that was triggering a lot of people who say things like:

GPL protects the downstream by making all distributed contributions public

Which is, of course, just another opinion that we disagree with

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