Re: bettering open source involvement

Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> Wed, 03 August 2016 16:43 UTC

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Randy Bush <randy@psg.com> wrote:
    >>> There are a number of advantages otherwise to GPL.
    >> There are. But if the IETF wants to encourage code that anybody can
    >> study and/or borrow, GPL is not the way to go.

    > gpl would be good for adding a poison pill to an implementation a la
    > ipr on a draft.

And yet, we get poison pill IPR all the time, and we don't seem to care.

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