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Study: Developers Do Not Want GPL 3 to Police Patents

May 24, 2007, 13:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Peter Galli)

"A new Microsoft-funded study has found that open-source developers do not believe that licenses such as the upcoming GNU General Public License 3.0 should enforce software patents or prevent deals like the Microsoft-Novell patent agreement.

"The study by Harvard Business School professor Alan MacCormack, in collaboration with Keystone Strategy, is titled 'A Developers Bill of Rights: What Open Source Developers Want in a Software License...'"

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