CNET News: GPL 3.0: A Bonfire of the Vanities?
Mar 09, 2006, 23:30 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Zuck)
"I often find myself comparing the strife and pathos of the
information technology industry to Greek and Shakespearean
tragedies. Yet, the current debate on GPL 3.0 has me thinking back
to my high school European history class.
"In the late 15th century, the Renaissance was at its height and
Florence was at its center. Under the patronage of the Medici
family, 'humanist' scholars were fueling an explosion in new works
of art, science and philosophy..."