"According to the commission, the GPLv2 provides "inadequate
protection" for third parties to work with MySQL if the deal goes
through. This has been supported by Richard M. Stallman, who
opposes the deal along with Knowledge Ecology International.
"However, Moglen — who has worked with the Free Software
Foundation in the past as general counsel, and worked with Stallman
and the FSF to draft the GNU General Public License version 3
(GPLv3) — argues that the GPLv2 is sufficent to protect
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