Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Mar 2007 21:02 UTC, submitted by Ali Davoodifar
GNU, GPL, Open Source The FSF has released the third draft of the revised third version of the GNU General Public License. Some of the changes in the new draft, such as the increased clarification and legal language, or the housekeeping changes that reflect new aspects of the license are likely to be accepted. However, the license also includes a new approach to the controversial issue of lock-down technologies as well as more explicit language about patents, including language designed to prevent a re-occurrence of agreements such as the one that Novell entered into with Microsoft - all of which is apt to kindle heated debate as the revision process enters its final stages after fifteen months of intensive work.
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by smitty on Wed 28th Mar 2007 22:06 UTC
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Linus seems to like this one a lot more than the previous drafts, even if he's still skeptical about it being better than v2.

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RE: Torvalds
by BrianH on Wed 28th Mar 2007 22:09 in reply to "Torvalds"
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Could you provide a link to that Torvalds comment?

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RE[2]: Torvalds
by anda_skoa on Wed 28th Mar 2007 22:41 in reply to "RE: Torvalds"
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Could you provide a link to that Torvalds comment?

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