Questions / Concepts GPL. Was: Re: GPL License with clause for Web use?

Sam Liddicott sam at
Thu Nov 22 15:50:38 UTC 2007

* simo wrote, On 22/11/07 15:28:
> People that claim having followed the GPLv3 drafting should remember
> that such provision were initially going to be in GPLv3. They were
> removed later because people thought it was too much to give out a broad
> permission to add a web-quine requirement and instead mentioning
> explicitly one blessed license to do that was preferred.
One hole is certainly better than a broad gash, but the passengers may
still prefer not to sail.

It doesn't make me feel any better to know that it is an FSF approved
license that would be used without my permission on my work.

(Of course the GPL3 would grant the permission which is why I won't use it)


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