Re: New GPLv3 and LGPLv3 discussion drafts available
Francesco Poli <email@example.com> wrote:
> :::: Kills copyleft: this is not in the spirit of GPLv2
> I strongly *dislike* the entire concept of allowing a limited set of
> additional requirements to be added.
> That is *against* the spirit of the GPLv2 (where the FSF promised that
> new versions would "be similar in spirit to the present version", see
> GPLv2, section 9.) and greatly weakens the copyleft.
true - since it is against the spirit of GPLv2 it automatically makes it
impossible to invoke the remainder of section 9 ("you have the option...").
Thomas E. Dickey