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Linux Format: Eben Moglen Mini-Interview

Oct 20, 2005, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])

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"LXF: Do you see any confusion surrounding the transition from GPL version 2 to version 3?

"Eben Moglen: I think there will be minimal confusion, because there will have been a long public conversation and there will be--I hope--no reseller or developer or distributor of GPL software who doesn't know that licence change is going on. I think your question's predicate is right: the automatic re-versioning clause will take care of the bulk of projects. Those projects that were labelled GPL 2 only will have to make decisions about whether to switch. And depending on how that project is internally governed and constructed, that may be easy or it may be difficult..."

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