Developer Linux News for Feb 13, 2007
Free Software Magazine: GPLv3: Do We Really Need It? (Feb 13, 2007, 23:30)
"But with the Linux kernel developers stating that they oppose
many of the changes, and with some people licensing software
explicitly as 'GPLv2' rather than 'GPLv2, or any later version,'
one could wonder whether the whole update effort makes any
J_K9@Linux: Proposing An Open Source Groove Alternative (Feb 13, 2007, 20:30)
"Groove is a software initially developed by Groove Networks and
now owned and developed by Microsoft as a component of the Office
2007 Enterprise suite..."
Linux.com: Autopackage Struggling to Gain Acceptance (Feb 13, 2007, 19:45)
"Fourteen months ago, the Autopackage project was small and
active, and members sounded optimistic about its success..."
Linux.com: FSFE's Fiduciary License Agreement is No Panacea (Feb 13, 2007, 17:30)
"This week FSF Europe announced the release of its Fiduciary
License Agreement, a form of copyright assignment in which a free
software project can place its collective copyright under the
control of a single organization or trustee..."
Linux Kernel Monkey Log: Free Linux Driver Development Questions and Answers! (Feb 13, 2007, 16:45)
"Due to all of the responses I've gotten for the Linux driver
announcement I have gotten a lot of questions asked to me about
this. Here is a list of some of the most common ones, and their
CNET News: GPL 3 Release Could Slip Past March (Feb 13, 2007, 13:45)
"The Free Software Foundation is no longer committing to the
planned March deadline for a new version of the General Public
License, but a third draft of the seminal open-source license is
developerWorks: Program the Synergistic Processing Elements of the Sony PLAYSTATION 3 (Feb 13, 2007, 05:30)
"Part 2 begins an in-depth discussion of the Cell BE chip's