Groklaw: At Your Request, the GPLv2-GPL3 Chart
Jan 19, 2006, 15:15 (0 Talkback[s])
"Keep in mind that the reason I did it the other way wasn't to
defy tradition or confuse you. It is because the numbers of the two
versions don't match. But it did confuse many of you, and the whole
point of doing the chart is to aid comprehension, so you can
meaningfully participate, so it's obvious I needed to do the chart
transposed for those of you that found the first chart confusing.
I'll leave both charts up, so you can choose whichever you find
"Note that in this chart, within the text for v2, you will
sometimes see the paragraph begin with a number. That means that
the old version number matches in topic and somewhat at least in
wording the new version, with the new version's numbers shown at
the left. The left-hand column numbers represent the numbers in the
new GPLv3, in other words. I hope that is clear now..."