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NewsForge: Eben Moglen Explains Highlights of GPL3 Second Draft

Jul 30, 2006, 20:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"'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...'"

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