Open-source GPL rewrite on fast track?

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Open-source GPL rewrite on fast track?

Seeking to relieve patent licensing worries by the open-source community, industry heavyweights here at the Linuxworld Summit conference said a revised version of the GPL (General Public License) could arrive sooner than many had expected.

At a LinuxWorld panel, Eben Moglen, the legal counsel for the Free Software Foundation, said that the first public draft of the GNU General Public License 3 will be available for comment shortly.

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