Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Aug 2005 11:53 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source The first draft of the next version of the General Public License should be released for public comments in early 2006, according to a key player in the effort to modernize the foundation of the free and open-source programming movements.
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Mystilleef
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2005-06-29

emagius,

The original code is still free in all cases. It's not like it magically disappears every time someone forks/patches it.

The original code may be free, but it may be rendered obsolete or useless by improved derived versions. If the improved derived version is proprietary, then we all loose.

We have seen greedy corporations take advantage of this repeatedly. Yet you seem to turn a blind eye to this glaring exploitation.

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