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The next GPL: Why it's being shaped on GitHub (InfoWorld)

The next GPL: Why it's being shaped on GitHub (InfoWorld)

Posted Jul 7, 2012 3:48 UTC (Sat) by slashdot (guest, #22014)
Parent article: The next GPL: Why it's being shaped on GitHub (InfoWorld)

Do we REALLY need this?

It seems to me the negatives of fragmentation will far outweigh any possible benefit, unless some truly brilliant improvements come up.


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The next GPL: Why it's being shaped on GitHub (InfoWorld)

Posted Jul 7, 2012 9:31 UTC (Sat) by hummassa (subscriber, #307) [Link]

> Do we REALLY need this?

NO. Absolutely not. But my guess is that we will get it, and have o deal with its consequences anyway.

> It seems to me the negatives of fragmentation will far outweigh any possible benefit, unless some truly brilliant improvements come up.

Every single brilliant improvement was given as input in the GPLv3 process. There was ample debate then, and mos or all input was taken in consideration in the final version (even *my* own)...

The next GPL: Why it's being shaped on GitHub (InfoWorld)

Posted Jul 7, 2012 10:25 UTC (Sat) by hummassa (subscriber, #307) [Link]

There is (obviously) a problem with my typing of the "t" letter. s/\bo\b/to/; s/\bmos\b/most/; etc...


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