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Re: Worries about GPLv3 (was Re: Documentation and Sarge's Release Critical Policy)

On Sun, 2003-08-24 at 17:27, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> On Sunday, Aug 24, 2003, at 10:10 US/Eastern, Jérôme Marant wrote:
> >
> > One thing we are sure about, is that, according to RMS, FSF is aware
> > of the GPL compatibility problem and is going to work this out, as soon
> > as it gets enough manpower.
> Considering how much they seem to want to keep, e.g., invariant 
> sections, this worries me.
> Adding a "you may use this under the terms of the GPL, either version 
> two or later..." takes next to no manpower; rewriting the GPL to *add* 
> invariant sections takes a lot.

Good, I'm not the only one that read it that way...

Hopefully RMS clarifies this in his replies.
Joe Wreschnig <piman@debian.org>

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