Novell responds to Microsoft

Daniel teletautala at gmail.com
Tue Nov 21 19:48:43 MST 2006


I believe Bart has a point.  If the FSF goes with GPLv3 then Linux
will continue with GPLv2 and all will be fine.  I have been convinced
that everything will be fine given the two links Bart provided.

-Daniel

On 11/21/06, Bart Whiteley <bart.plug at whiteley.org> wrote:
> 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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