GPL3 First Draft


The first draft of the third version of the GNU General Public License is out:


http://gplv3.fsf.org/draft


You can add comments to the draft, so go and take a look.


I think it is very good, particularly the way it handles DRM and internationalisation, but that it is too complex, and the compatibility clauses are too open and will lead to BSD-style clause accumulation.


Here’s some notes from the launch, via Groklaw:


http://blogs.sun.com/roller/page/webmink?entry=gpl_v3_released


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