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

Adrien Lamothe a_lamothe at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 31 10:49:59 PDT 2007

On a related subject, did you see that Skype lost a case in Munich, where they were accused of violating GPLv2? Some links:


Don Marti <dmarti at zgp.org> wrote: begin Rick Moen quotation of Fri, Jul 27, 2007 at 11:49:09PM -0700:

> Anyhow, GPLv3's an awfully peculiar choice in this context.  See:
> http://lwn.net/Articles/242968/

Well, with vTiger out there, if you want a CRM app
without an ASP clause you know where to find it.
So one possible strategy that SugarCRM could be
following is to release and support under GPLv3
long enough to get any hosted CRM providers using
vTiger off of it, then start releasing new modules
under Affero.

Don Marti                    
dmarti at zgp.org

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