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Linux-Watch: Torvalds Hasn't Ruled Out GPL 3 for Linux

Feb 08, 2006, 15:15 (15 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to sjvn for this link. ]

"Not long after the first draft of the GPL 3 appeared, Torvalds, Linux's founder, objected to GPL 3 on the Linux Kernel Mailing List: 'The Linux kernel has always been under the GPL v2. Nothing else has ever been valid.' Torvalds concluded his note with the statement that 'Conversion isn't going to happen.'

"That wasn't the end of the matter..."

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