Ciaran O'Riordan | 6 Jun 13:13 2007
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GPLv3 last days for comment, and other news links


The fourth-and-last discussion draft of GPLv3 was released last week.  The
plan is to continue the public consultation until June 29th and then finally
release the official GPLv3.  So, if you might have a comment, take a look
asap.

The text of discussion draft 4 can be seen here:
http://gplv3.fsf.org/comments/gplv3-draft-4.html

And that's also the page where you can make a comment.  You first make an
account, and then you can highlight a piece of text, press 'c', and enter
your comment in the box that appears.

For an explanation of what's changed, here's one of Stallman's
presentations:
http://fsfeurope.org/projects/gplv3/brussels-rms-transcript

And here's a FAQ explaining some parts, such as the exception to
tivoisation, in more detail:
http://gplv3.fsf.org/dd3-faq

And some other links, in case the above isn't news.

Creative Commons look to have dropped some of the licences so that the
remaining licences all permit non-commercial redistribution:
http://creativecommons.org/retiredlicenses

Xandros seem to have made a very stupid patent deal with Microsoft:
http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20070604183519938
(It's like the Novell one, but Xandros are dumber since the dated clause in
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Dave Crossland | 6 Jun 13:25 2007

Re: [Fsfe-uk] GPLv3 last days for comment, and other news links

Hi,

I think this is an important free culture milestone :-)

On 06 Jun 2007 12:13:26 +0100, Ciaran O'Riordan <ciaran <at> fsfe.org> wrote:
>
> Creative Commons look to have dropped some of the licences so that the
> remaining licences all permit non-commercial redistribution:
> http://creativecommons.org/retiredlicenses

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Regards,
Dave

Gmane