CNET News: Torvalds 'Pretty Pleased' About New GPL 3 Draft
Mar 28, 2007, 19:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)
"Linus Torvalds, leader of the Linux kernel project and a major
figure in the open-source programming movement, said Wednesday he's
'pretty pleased' with changes in a third draft of the General
Public License (GPL) released Wednesday.
"The Linux kernel and many higher-level software packages are
governed by the current GPL 2, and Torvalds has expressed strong
displeasure with earlier version 3 drafts. After a preliminary
analysis of GPL 3, however, some of those concerns are gone or
moderated, he said..."