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GPLv3 hits 50 percent adoption

The GPL has hit 50 percent adoption among its GPL-licensed open-source projects, which represents at least 56,000 open-source projects currently licensed under GPLv3.

By Jul. 23, 2009


Developers hot or cold on GPLv3?

GPLv3 is either manna from heaven or fire and brimstone, depending on the survey you read.

By Sep. 26, 2007


GPLv3 gets OSI's approval

GPLv3 just got the nod from the OSI. Why this is important.

By Sep. 7, 2007


GPLv3: the beat goes on

GPLv3 continues it steady pace, as Palamida's study reflects.

By Aug. 6, 2007


GPLv3: The pace (and plot) thickens

Palamida reports a 41% increase in GPLv3 uptake over last week's numbers. We're still talking small numbers but growing quickly....

By Jul. 13, 2007


The GPLv3 according to Luis (Part II)

Luis Villa gives us his take on the GPLv3 from the developer's perspective.

By Jun. 27, 2007


IT Business Edge podcast: the impact of GPLv3

Summary of a podcast that IT Business Edge hosted and in which I participated, which centered around GPLv3. A feisty debate at times, but mostly civil, leaving me to wonder, "What benefit does GPLv3 offer that GPLv2 didn't already offer?"

By Jun. 22, 2007


2,000 GPLv3 projects and counting, finds Palamida

GPLv3 is making steady inroads into the open-source license market. World domination is just around the corner.

By Apr. 1, 2008


Linux to GPLv3: A practical matter not a legal one

If Linus Torvalds and the other key kernel developers were to back a shift to GPLv3, and if there were reasonable legal air cover from respected open-source authorities for doing so, it seems unlikely that we'd see a substantive challenge to such a move.

By Jan. 22, 2008


SimCity goes open source under GPLv3

Electronic Arts has set an old game loose, hopefully to good effect.

By Jan. 12, 2008