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Old 07-14-2007, 06:01 PM   #1
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LXer: Linux Creator Calls GPLv3 Authors 'Hypocrites' As Open Source Debate Turns Nasty


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Linux creator Linus Torvalds said the authors of a new software license expected to be used by thousands of open source programmers are a bunch of hypocrites and likened them to religious fanatics -- the latest sign of a growing schism in the open source community between business-minded developers like Torvalds and free software purists.

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Old 07-14-2007, 06:51 PM   #2
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General consensus of the commenters seems to be that this blog writer twisted Linus's actual comments around to a fare-thee-well. http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/6/20/223 I did not read his actual comments because I don't really care what anyone else thinks. I solidly support GPL3 as do many other people more knowledgeable than myself.

If some people disagree, that's fine, too. The only "schism" in the Linux world is the one that organizations like Microsoft and Tivo see in their dreams.
 
Old 07-15-2007, 06:35 AM   #3
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Linus said something like "I won't use it, but that's my choice" - no controversy, no argument. I think the press are running out of fake stories to use.....
 
  


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