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Linux-Watch: To GPL 3 or Not to GPL 3, That is the Linux Question

Feb 02, 2006, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"Linus Torvalds made it clear on January 25th in a message to the Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML), that as far as he was concerned, the Linux operating system is going to stay under General Public License 2 and not migrate to GPL 3. Discussion of the matter, however, has not come to an end.

"Richard M. Stallman, primary author of the GPL and founder of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) isn't interested in fighting with Torvalds over the matter..."

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