Re: GPLv3 Position Statement

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Fri Sep 29 2006 - 08:56:51 EST


> And given that Stallman has announced that the new LGPL will be (to
> use programming terms) a subclass of GPLv3, it means that the LGPLv3
> is by extension incompatible with the GPLv2. So that means that there
> will have to be two different versions of glibc (and every other
> shared library) shipped with every distributions --- one which is
> GPLv2, and one which is GPLv3. And this fork is going to be forced by
> the FSF!

Whats the problem? FSF does not do any programming itself. It will
force a fork, but world will just ignore the fork for glibc.

Thanks for all the (sleeping) penguins.
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