LinuxPlanet: GPLv3 Draft Comment Phase Begins
Apr 04, 2007, 15:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"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..."