Libervis: GPLv3: What is an Alternative Solution?
Sep 28, 2006, 02:15 (15 Talkback[s])
"As suspected, the criticizing position statement by Linux
kernel developers on GPLv3 which calls for the termination of the
GPLv3 process is stirring the pot. Free Software foundation has
issued a response claiming that the recent discussion brought some
misleading information and tried to address and clarify it. Soon
after Linus Torvalds released a statement of his own, this time
taking a more positive approach by praising GPLv2 with an attitude
of 'not caring so much about why the GPLv3 is worse, but a much
more positive 'Why the GPLv2 is _better_.'
"I would have to applaud this attempt at putting a positive spin
on the discussion. At the very least it disperses a view that could
potentially develop among outsiders not knowing too much about GPL
and not involved in the discussion, that when questioning GPLv3, it
is whole GPL (no matter the version) which is being brought in