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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
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A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
At this point in time inventing new licenses is just an exercise in vanity, and simply serves to fragment the already limited resources we have to create more Free Software.
nevertheless, I think that this is a good effort
Posted Feb 14, 2013 18:50 UTC (Thu) by JoeBuck (subscriber, #2330)
Having a copyleft license that is GPL2 and GPL3-compatible, that is substantially simpler than GPL3, and that isn't encumbered with unnecessary rhetoric, would be a very good thing.
FOSDEM: Richard Fontana on copyleft-next
Posted Feb 23, 2013 14:36 UTC (Sat) by SEMW (guest, #52697)
49 You may additionally license the Derived Work under any version of the
50 GNU General Public License published by the Free Software Foundation
51 ("GPL"), so that the recipient may further distribute the Derived Work
52 under either this License or the GPL.
So code licensed under this license is strictly more compatible than code licensed under 'any version of the GPL' -- and *significantly* more compatible than code licensed under GPLv3, which is what that blog post recommends to use if you want a copyleft license.
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