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Hrmm, one of my favorite HTML text editors, FCKEditor, got re-branded.

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It’s now known as CKEditor.

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Wonder why they changed the name :)?

On a side note, they have an impressive licensing scheme.

CKEditor is distributed under the GPL, LGPL and MPL open source licenses. This triple copyleft licensing model avoids incompatibility with other open source licenses…

For commercial usage, they have the CKSource Closed Distribution License.

For many companies and products, Open Source licenses are not an option. This is why the CKSource Closed Distribution License (CDL) has been introduced. It is a non-copyleft license which gives companies complete freedom when integrating CKEditor into their products and web sites…

Fun.

  • Roll on the WTFPL.

  • Roll on the WTFPL.

  • Anonymous

    not sure what you mean by impressive licensing scheme, but tri-licensing on GPL/LGPL/MPL is also used for all Mozilla code.

  • Anonymous

    not sure what you mean by impressive licensing scheme, but tri-licensing on GPL/LGPL/MPL is also used for all Mozilla code.

  • Anonymous, it’s still crazy. Mozilla’s licensing policy is crazy too.

    They might as well release it under public domain or one license. License proliferation in open source isn’t helping us, it is helping lawyers though πŸ™‚

  • Anonymous, it’s still crazy. Mozilla’s licensing policy is crazy too.

    They might as well release it under public domain or one license. License proliferation in open source isn’t helping us, it is helping lawyers though πŸ™‚

  • Daniel

    > Wonder why they changed the name πŸ™‚ ?

    Maybe also because of http://www.fck.de/ . At least that was my first association… before the other one… πŸ™‚

  • Daniel

    > Wonder why they changed the name πŸ™‚ ?

    Maybe also because of http://www.fck.de/ . At least that was my first association… before the other one… πŸ™‚