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LinuxPlanet: GPLv3 Draft Comment Phase Begins

Apr 04, 2007, 15:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)

"Now that the third draft of GNU Public License (GPL) version 3 is out the door, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) will be 'actively' seeking out comments from the open source community--and officials expect to get particularly strong response around provisions involving the Novell/Microsoft deal and so-called 'Tivo-ization' in embedded devices.

"Meanwhile, a Novell spokesperson said that, although Novell is happy about a new 'grandfather' clause in the draft, the company will talk with Microsoft about changing their agreement if the final document ends up leading in that direction..."

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