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Jan 28, 2006, 01:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"What if you built a new license, and nobody came?

"That may be what some industry pundits are saying after the initial reactions to the draft proposal of version 3 of the Gnu General Public License (GPL). Especially after Linus Torvalds made it quite clear that the Linux kernel wasn't going to be relicensed under GPLv3 when the new license was finalized.

"Were we shocked and horrified? No, we've been saying the same thing for weeks: There is no good reason for the Linux kernel to move to the new version of the GPL..."

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