CNET News: Torvalds Lambasts Free Software Foundation
Jul 31, 2006, 14:15 (28 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)
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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..."