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Old 09-25-2006, 02:33 PM   #1
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LXer: Linux kernel developers skeptical about GPLv3


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According to an informal survey conducted at the Linux kernel mailing list, a majority of Linux kernel developers rejects the new version three of the GPL Open Source license. The developers thus basically support Linux founder Linus Torvalds, who believes that GPLv3 expands the license provisions too far in the field of hardware. 29 programmers took part in the survey. In addition to Torvalds, other major programmers such as Andrew Morton and Alex Cox also took part. Significantly, Cox used to support the GPLv3. But no one who took part in this recent survey expressed any support for GPLv3. [Ah, a much less inciteful headline, and probably much more accurate than another headline along similar lines. - dcparris]

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