eWeek: Rewriting GPL No Easy Task
Feb 02, 2005, 18:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In 1991, Richard Stallman, founder of the Free Software
Foundation, rewrote the GNU General Public License and simply put
the final version out over e-mail; that was the last time the GPL
has seen significant change.
"Reworking this current version, however, is not going to be
quite so easy, Eben Moglen, the legal counsel for the FSF and a law
professor at Columbia University, said on Tuesday in an address
titled 'GPL v3—Issues of Substance and Process' here at the
OSDL Enterprise Linux Summit..."