GPLv3 Draft Moves Forward, Torvalds Unimpressed
The latest draft revision of the GPL 3 open-source license is out, but Linux creator Linus Torvalds doesn't see any new reasons to use it for Linux. (Linux-Watch)On July 27, the FSF (Free Software Foundation) and the SFLC (Software Freedom Law Center) released the next discussion draft of the GNU GPL (General Public License) version 3. In addition, the groups released the first draft of the revised GNU LGPL (Lesser General Public License) version 3.
Since the release of the initial GPLv3 discussion draft in January, members of the free software community have submitted nearly one thousand suggestions for its improvement.