Re: [long] Last call draft of GPL v3

2007-06-03 Thread Francesco Poli
On Sat, 2 Jun 2007 19:38:09 -0600 Wesley J. Landaker wrote: On Saturday 02 June 2007 19:05:16 Ben Finney wrote: [...] I agree that the GPL is the best FSF license to be applied to any work of authorship, but the FSF don't agree -- and I believe they expressed this disagreement long before

Re: [long] Last call draft of GPL v3

2007-06-03 Thread Wesley J. Landaker
On Sunday 03 June 2007 09:05:05 Francesco Poli wrote: On Sat, 2 Jun 2007 19:38:09 -0600 Wesley J. Landaker wrote: Well, maybe that is changing ... the latest draft says in the Preample: The GNU General Public License is a free, copyleft license for software and other kinds of works.

[long] Last call draft of GPL v3

2007-06-02 Thread Francesco Poli
Hi all, a new Last Call Draft of the GNU GPL v3 has been published on 31 May 2007 by the FSF. The full text of this fourth draft can be read at http://gplv3.fsf.org/comments/gplv3-draft-4.html My comments on the draft follow. I will send them to the FSF public consultation system RSN (since they

Re: [long] Last call draft of GPL v3

2007-06-02 Thread Joe Smith
Francesco Poli [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote in message news:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Hi all, a new Last Call Draft of the GNU GPL v3 has been published on 31 May 2007 by the FSF. The full text of this fourth draft can be read at http://gplv3.fsf.org/comments/gplv3-draft-4.html My comments on the draft

Re: [long] Last call draft of GPL v3

2007-06-02 Thread Ben Finney
Thanks again, Francesco, for a thorough coverage of this latest GPLv3 draft. Francesco Poli [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Since the GPL is designed to be applicable to any work of authorship (not only computer programs), I once again suggest using a more neutral term than the Program. Something

Re: [long] Last call draft of GPL v3

2007-06-02 Thread Wesley J. Landaker
On Saturday 02 June 2007 19:05:16 Ben Finney wrote: Francesco Poli [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Since the GPL is designed to be applicable to any work of authorship (not only computer programs), I once again suggest using a more neutral term than the Program. Something like the Work would