Posted on Friday, Feb 3, 2012
Rob Landley thinks so. One of the principal developers of BusyBox, Landley was a lead plaintiff in some of the enforcement actions brought by the Software Freedom Law Center a few years ago. He’s now leading up a project, called Toybox, to rewrite BusyBox and release it under a more permissive, non-GPL license. And for doing that, Landley’s drawn a lot of fire from free software advocates.