Linux licence revamp in the offing

Posted by tadelste on Aug 11, 2005 6:57 PM EDT; By Paul Krill
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The basic open-source licence covering software such as the Linux OS will be revamped and ready by 2007, according to an industry official involved with the project. The planned changes to the GNU General Public License (GPL) include resolving patent conflicts, accommodating Web services, and resolving incompatibilities with other licences. Dealing with wikis in the GPL also has been pondered.

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