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This just in from Palamida: roughly 50 percent of active projects licensed under the GPL are now GPLv3. In just one month. That's huge.

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ernest.park

6 years 48 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago

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Hi - Thanks for the reference

Hi -

Thanks for the reference to my research. Here is the link . . . http://gpl3.blogspot.com/2007/08/gplv3-past-5k-mark-and-going-strong.html

The big part of that number is that most of the support for GPLv3 was there long before the license was released in final form, thanks in large part to the "or later" clause encourages strongly by the FSF. More here . . .
http://gpl3.blogspot.com/2007/07/gplv3-overwhelming-support-if-you-know....

Thanks for the mention!

Regards,

Ernie

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sgbeal

6 years 43 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago

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How do you get 50% from these numbe [...]

How do you get 50% from these numbers?

Projects converted to GPLv3: 731
Projects licensed under GPLv2 or Later: 5523

http://gpl3.palamida.com:8080/index.jsp

???

'Estimated current "or later" impact: 9,082 (50 percent of GPL)'

ESTIMATED, and yet the article's headline claims that the conversion IS 50%?