Novell responds to Microsoft

Bart Whiteley bart.plug at whiteley.org
Tue Nov 21 17:56:00 MST 2006


On 11/21/06, Shane Hathaway <shane at hathawaymix.org> wrote:
>
> > "the GPL3 won't matter"
> > http://www.linux-watch.com/news/NS9955615279.html
>
> GNU software, such as gcc and glibc, are owned by the FSF; all
> contributors are required to assign copyright to the FSF.  The FSF is
> sure to exercise their right to switch all of the software they own to
> GPLv3.  The Linux kernel is not owned by the FSF, but a lot of core Free
> software is.


Of course.  I'm sure Steven knows that.  He just didn't elaborate.
The FSF projects will be taken care of as well.
http://tinyurl.com/yftsr4



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