Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 2nd Feb 2006 21:15 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source Linus Torvalds, father of the Linux kernel, has fleshed out his unhappiness with GPLv3 in three recent posts on the Linux Kernel Mailing List. Torvalds previously stated that the kernel will remain under the licensing terms of GPLv2. Yesterday, Torvalds offered his opinion as to where the battle over DRM should take place.
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RE[3]: Here's what I mean
by msundman on Sun 5th Feb 2006 00:01 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Here's what I mean"
msundman
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2005-07-06

> -------------So, exactly why don't you want him to create
> a license that anyone may use (freely) for the software
> that he/she creates?-------------
>
> He can do it all he wants. He has that right. But when you
> listen to the guy speak, it's not hard to see that he wants
> to ram his beliefs down everybody else's throat.

You mean like you are doing here on OSNews?


> Since when does freedom include the freedom to shove (x ideal)
> down on unsuspecting victims?

Umm... afaik freedom of speech has existed as long as speech itself.

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