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FSF rebuts anti-GPL 3 claims September 27, 2006 Free Software Foundation takes on prominent Linux programmers' complaints against new features.
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.
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."
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.
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 Linux look fuels old debate April 17, 2006 The use of closed-source software to give Linux slick graphics is keeping a thorny legal and philosophical dispute alive.
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 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
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