[conspire] "Under User Pressure, SugarCRM Adopts GPLv3"

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Jul 27 23:49:09 PDT 2007

Quoting Mark Weisler (mark at weisler-saratoga-ca.us):

> A periodic topic of conversation at CABAL is software licensing. And
> one local enterprise that has been mentioned a few times is SugarCRM
> with their home brew variant on the Mozilla Public License (MPL).

If you can believe it, those guys actually pay serious money to a public
relations firm to search the Internet for discussions of their firm
(like this one), so they can profile and "manage" their critics, and do
damage control as necessary.

Anyhow, GPLv3's an awfully peculiar choice in this context.  See:

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