Linux Journal: GPLv3: What the Hackers Said
Oct 24, 2006, 17:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glyn Mody)
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"When I wrote about the wrangling over the GNU GPLv3 licence a
month back, it provoked a lively conversation in the comments.
Given this evident passion among readers, I thought it would be
interesting to ask the top hackers--the ones actually involved in
the discussions--for their thoughts on the matter. So I contacted
Richard Stallman for the FSF angle, and a bunch of the top kernel
hackers--Linus, Alan Cox, Greg Kroah-Hartman, Andrew Morton and
Dave Miller--for their view.
"Since these people are all pretty busy, I didn't expect much of
a response--the odd line here or there if I was lucky. But I was
wrong: they all responded generously, with fascinating comments and
insights into the GPLv3 and related issues..."