[CS-FSLUG] Weighing In On The GPLv3 Debate

John Mark Clayton clayton256 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 05:09:09 CST 2006

I've read a few articles on this issue.  I don't understand what the
is about.  What is proposed to be in v3 that is causing the up roar?  What
anti-drm and anti-tivo really mean?  How will I. a consumer, be short
How as a OSS developer (desktop app and/or embedded app) will I be hurt?

On 11/2/06, Don Parris <parrisdc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey all,
> A lot has been said about the GPLv3, with frequent attacks on
> Stallman's personality being thrown into the fray.  Daniel Lyons, of
> Forbes, recently wrote a disparaging article that focused almost
> entirely on Stallman's personality.  I believe his article, along with
> most of the personal attacks, does much to detract from the debate.
> Interestingly, Stallman has not responded in kind.  I've written a
> couple of articles addressing the debate, and encouraging everyone to
> focus on the important issues.  I have also raised questions about the
> value of the anti-DRM provision in the current GPLv3 draft.  I hope
> you will find these useful in helping you wrestle with the challenge
> before our community.
> The GPLv3 Debate: Viewing The Landscape
> http://lxer.com/module/newswire/view/73273/index.html
> The GPLv3 Debate: Focusing On the Issues
> http://lxer.com/module/newswire/view/73373/index.html
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