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ZDNet UK: Free Software Foundation Denies GPLv3 Forking Risk

Mar 24, 2005, 20:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ingrid Marson)

"The Free Software Foundation has denied there is a risk that free software projects could fork when the next version of the GNU General Public License (GPL) becomes available.

"Over the last few weeks, free software developers from various projects have expressed concerns about the next version of the GPL. In a posting to the legal mailing list for the Debian Linux distribution, OpenOffice.org volunteer Daniel Carrera pointed out that as Linux is currently only distributed under GPL two, it could face problems when GPL three is released..."

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