Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 22nd Sep 2006 21:09 UTC, submitted by diegocg
GNU, GPL, Open Source A group of 29 Linux kernel developers have recently come together and produced a position statement on GPLv3 [.pdf|.txt] explaining why they don't like the GPLv3. "The three key objections noted in section 5 are individually and collectively sufficient reason for us to reject the current licence proposal. [...] We foresee the release of GPLv3 portends the Balkanisation of the entire Open Source Universe upon which we rely." They've also run a GPLv3 poll.
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RE: It just doesn't matter
by Sodki on Fri 22nd Sep 2006 21:54 UTC in reply to "It just doesn't matter"
Sodki
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2005-11-10

You're right, it really doesn't matter. Linux can only change it's license if EVERY code contributor since 1991 agreed to change the licence. It simply won't happen.

And I like GPLv3.

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