Re: GPLv3 Position Statement

From: Xavier Bestel
Date: Mon Sep 25 2006 - 11:30:35 EST

On Fri, 2006-09-22 at 18:15, James Bottomley wrote:
> [...] we
> foresee the release of GPLv3 portends the Balkanisation of the entire Open
> Source Universe upon which we rely. This Balkanisation, which will be
> manifested by distributions being forced to fork various packages in order
> to get consistent licences, has the potential to inflict massive collateral
> damage upon our entire ecosystem and jeopardise the very utility and
> survival of Open Source. [...]

This language looks terribly like US politician bullshit. Maybe you
should reformulate that "paper".


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