internetnews.com: HP Not Happy About Patents in GPL 3
Jul 28, 2006, 16:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"The second draft of the GPL version 3 license is not even a day
old and already one of the largest Linux vendors in the world is
taking issue with its content.
"'HP had hoped that the second draft would clarify the patent
provision such as to ease concern that mere distribution of a
single copy of GPL-licensed software might have significant adverse
IP impact on a company,' said Christine Martino, vice president of
Open Source And Linux with HP, in a statement. 'Unfortunately, the
concern lingers in draft 2...'"