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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..."

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