April 21, 2009

TomTom/Microsoft: A Wake-Up Call for GPLv3 Migration

Article Source FOSSBazaar
April 21, 2009, 11:59 pm

Bradley M. Kuhn of the SFLC argues that the recent Microsoft/TomTom settlement should act as a wake-up call and prompt GPLv3 migrations: "Fortunately, the GPLv3 clarifies this issue, and improves the situation. Therefore, this is a great moment in our community to reflect on the importance of GPLv3 migration. The drafters of GPLv3, responding to the Microsoft/Novell deal, considered carefully how to address these sorts of
agreements."

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