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Old 01-19-2006, 09:31 AM   #1
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LXer: Behind the GPL version 3--and beyond

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The General Public License covers some of the most important software in widespread use: Linux, MySQL (dual-licensed by the vendor), Samba, and many other modern packages, not to forget the suite of compiler tools and command-line utilities from the Free Software Foundation, for which the GPL was originally designed. That's why hundreds of people came to hear Richard Stallman and Eben Moglen (law professor and general counsel for the FSF) lay out their proposed new version of GPL on Monday. And why the audience included world-renowned leaders from many free software projects--even some projects such as Apache that aren't covered by the GPL. Digg Story Andy Oram is an editor for O'Reilly Media, specializing in Linux and free software books, and a member of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility. His web site is



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