"The new GNU General Public License (GPL) version 3 is not a fit
for Linux because switching would require permission from the
kernel's thousands of de facto owners, a maintainer of the SCSI
portion of the kernel said on Thursday. Also, Microsoft released a
statement that the company has no GPLv3 obligations.
"Although the earlier GPLv2 has been used with Linux, GPLv3,
released by the Free Software Foundation June 29, presents
problems, according to James Bottomley, gatekeeper of the Linux
Kernel SCSI Maintainership, which governs disk storage access in
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