Reply to post: Re: GPL == security?

Linux Foundation wants open source projects to show you their steenking badges

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Re: GPL == security?

It's not a stance I agree with but I think their logic is something along the lines of: anyone shipping GPL code who patches a security vulnerability must also make available the code for that patch. Compare that to a BSD license for example where two companies may be running the same software but one has access to patches the other does not.

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