GPL v3, The Q&A [Parts 1-3]
Jun 28, 2007, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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From Part 1:
"Q: So why are we here?
A: At the end of this week, after 16 years, the Free Software
Foundation should bless version three of the GNU General Public
License, the sequel to what is arguably the most widely used and
most impactful copyright license ever.1 Quite literally everyone
who makes software--open, proprietary, or web--needs to understand
the v3 and figure out if it is evolutionary, revolutionary, or DOA,
and how it impacts them as a potential contributor, consumer,
cooperator or competitor. This is my small contribution towards
"Q: Can you summarize this Q&A in a haiku?
new license rolls in
stormcloud- large, complex, strong, dense
scares, but should bring rain..."