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mar wrote: ↑
Sat May 25, 2019 11:37 am
From experience, people who use open source libraries (with truly free licenses) in their closed source programs often create PRs to help fix/add new features.
The GPL doesn't prohibit making PRs. And that is no "true" freedom because the added freedom of these leechers is just the missing freedom at the other end, e.g. at their customers.
I see 3 cheap SF clones in top 10 in CCRL, for example.
So? They use OSS exactly as intended, by forking it. While your complaint makes sense, you're barking up the wrong tree because forks can't pollute the CCRL. It's the CCRL maintainers' decision to include them that can.