Linux Magazine - Alfresco Grows Distribution via LGPL

in Linux Magazine

Newton writes in his blog that his company could easily develop his software and brand with help of the General Public License. But now the time comes to open up the license to proprietary integration, hence to turn a back on GPL. The advantage of the Lesser General Public License (LGPL) is the ability to link in the Alfresco repository without affecting proprietary software linking it. The total switch to LGPL also makes it easier to link in LGPL components Alfresco already has, such as the Hibernate database service and jBPM for workflow.

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