"'We are on track to complete the process on schedule.' With
these words, Eben Moglen expressed his satisfaction with today's
release of the second draft of the GNU Public License version 3
(GPL3). The release represents an effort to incorporate comments on
the first draft made by thousands of people over the last six
months via email, mail forums, and world-wide meetings, as well as
the discussion of the four sub-committees involved in the writing
of the draft.
"As supervisor of the process on behalf of the Free Software
Foundation (FSF) and the Software Freedom Law Center, Moglen
explains, 'The primary goal in this draft is be responsive to the
large volume of high-quality participation we've been having. As
you can see from the markup version that we released this morning,
we've had to make a lot of changes...'"