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CNET News: Torvalds Lambasts Free Software Foundation

Jul 31, 2006, 14:15 (28 Talkback[s])
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"The foundation is updating the General Public License (GPL) that governs thousands of open-source software projects, including the Linux operating system kernel. Torvalds has explicitly chosen GPL version 2 to govern Linux, and Torvalds' objections to GPLv3 drafts, it appears unlikely he'll change that position.

"Torvalds, though, objects not just to the terms of the new license, but to the foundation's motivations, Stallman's philosophy, and the process by which the foundation and its top lawyer, Eben Moglen, are updating the GPL..."

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