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Stallman Speaks on the Future of GPL 3.0 Print E-mail
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Source: eWeek - Posted by Pax Dickinson   
Security Q&A: Richard Stallman, founder of the FSF, talks about his goals for the GPL and the hopes and fears of free software advocates. The update to the GNU General Public License 2.0, which was some five years in the making, was released this week for a year of public commentary.

Richard Stallman, the founder of the Free Software Foundation and author of the current license, sat down with eWEEK Senior Editor Peter Galli at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., to talk about his aims, hopes and wishes for the new license.

Tell me what you want to see going forward, now that the first draft discussion document for GPL 3.0 has been released.

I want to see a lot of people checking carefully for cases where these words won't do the right thing, so that we can fix them before the license takes effect.

This is just a discussion draft and is not yet a version of the GPL, and so does not apply to any programs. But we want any problems to be found before we make an official release of GPL Version 3 and, so, we need lots of people looking for problems.

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