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Re: New GPLv3 and LGPLv3 discussion drafts available

Francesco Poli <frx@firenze.linux.it> 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

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