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Debian scrutinizes GPL3

The “Debian top” have had a meeting where they seem to regard GPL3 generally favorably, although some have concerns about exact wording and the implications of some parts of the draft.
The story is covered at Newsforge

Quote:

Besides Branden Robinson, the Debian Project Leader, Debian members at the meeting included Don Armstrong, Benjamin Mako Hill, Bruce Perens, and several Debian members from the Boston area. In the aftermath of the meeting, a consensus is still emerging, but Debian members seem to regard GPL3 generally favorably, although some have concerns about exact wording and the implications of some parts of the draft.

This emerging consensus is largely centered on whether the draft is compatible with the Debian Free Software Guidelines (DFSG), the definition used to determine what packages the distribution ships. Debian's concerns seem likely to play a major role in future revisions of GPL3 — and may have already played a role in the first draft.

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