Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 22nd Jul 2007 14:17 UTC, submitted by Oliver
General Development GCC 4.2.1 has been released, the last release of the GNU Compiler Collection under the GPL v2. "GCC 4.2.1 is a bug-fix release, containing fixes for regressions in GCC 4.2.0 relative to previous GCC releases. GCC 4.2.1 will be the last release of GCC covered by version 2 of the GNU General Public License. All future releases will be released under GPL version 3."
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RE[2]: Novell / Microsoft deal
by dsmogor on Mon 23rd Jul 2007 08:11 UTC in reply to "RE: Novell / Microsoft deal"
dsmogor
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Well, having GPL v3 tested in court right off wouldn't hurt it. I presume this could be one of it's advantages. It may be cynical but if FSF wants to quickly promote it they should start some GPL3 related lawsuits in number of EU countries and USA. The more high profile they are, the better.

Edited 2007-07-23 08:13

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