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GPL 3 release set for Friday June 28, 2007 Free Software Foundation is set to release next version of open-source license more than three months after initial deadline.
New draft of GPL 3 July 27, 2006 The Free Software Foundation has released a new draft of the controversial version 3 of the General Public License.
FSF rebuts anti-GPL 3 claims September 27, 2006 Free Software Foundation takes on prominent Linux programmers' complaints against new features.
GPL getting tougher on patent deals March 28, 2007 Version 3 to block next Microsoft-Novell handshake? Latest draft aims to "prevent such deals from making a mockery of free software."
GPL 3 release could slip past March February 12, 2007 New draft of revamped open-source General Public License is due soon, but final release schedule is open, FSF executive director says.
New GPL draft due Wednesday March 26, 2007 A third draft of the dominant open-source license is due Wednesday, and the final is due 90 days afterward.
Which way, open-sourcers? September 12, 2006 Software advocate says the latest draft of the GPL license is driving a wedge between the open-source and free-software communities.
New GPL draft takes second crack at DRM July 27, 2006 Second draft of General Public License 3 "clarifies" digital rights management provisions, a point of contention. Draft version 3 of GPL in full
Top Linux programmers pan GPL 3 September 25, 2006 High-ranking kernel coders join Torvalds in opposing the new license draft; some say it could harm open source.
Samba will move to GPLv3 July 9, 2007 The Free Software Foundation's new license gets a major endorsement from a major server software project.
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