Remember the other side
Posted Oct 2, 2006 19:19 UTC (Mon) by Richard_J_Neill
Parent article: Busy busy busybox
There is a lot of discussion here about:
developers who agreed to the 'or later' clause being (potentially) angry about an (alleged) abuse of 'similar in spirit'.
No-one has mentioned the alternate case: the developers who didn't explicitly include 'or later', but are perfectly happy for the FSF to make the changes it has.
Stallman has a tendency to be right - and I am quite happy to release my own code under GPL v.3. In fact, I'd prefer an even stronger anti-DRM, anti-patent, anti-binary-module position.
There is one moral though: if you accept contributions from many people, you must either log in detail who contributed what, or they must assign copyright to you.
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