Kernel developers' position on GPLv3
Posted Sep 25, 2006 15:02 UTC (Mon) by sepreece
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I don't think they're "blaming the FSF" for anything except potentially fragmenting the development community. THey're just saying that GPLv3 draft 2 is not in the same spirit that they licensed their code under and they do not intend to change to use the new version if it contains the indicated additional conditions.
I do agree that the FSF is pursuing its goals as it did from the beginning, and that like every politically-oriented organization, it is interpreting success as a mandate to expand its reach. Many organizations find out that overreaching erodes their support base, eventually to the point that their community splinters and their group becomes marginal.
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