Novell responds to Microsoft
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.
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.
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