ESR: "We Don't Need the GPL Anymore"
Subject:   Only for large projects
Date:   2005-07-02 05:21:42
From:   cjcoats
People who do what the GPL tries to prevent (e.g., closed source forks of open source projects) wind up injuring only themselves. They trap themselves unto competing with a small in-house development group against the much larger one in the parent open source project, and failing.

This is wrong for smaller, more narrowly focused projects.

I am lead maintainer on such a project, with quite
small resources at my command (mostly me...): see