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LinuxDevices: Will GPLv3 Energize Free Software, or Marginalize the FSF?

Feb 05, 2007, 22:45 (19 Talkback[s])
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"A year has passed since the publication of the first draft of version 3 of the GNU General Public License. In that long and contentious year, what began as an incremental revision to a fifteen year old license has become a highly charged debate, a purported battle for the soul of Free and Open Source Software.

"The revision and commentary process, ornately constructed by the Free Software Foundation, divided contributors (and critics) outside the FSF into four committees: Community Voices, Corporate Interests, Large End-Users, and Individual Contributors..."

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