Coming Soon – GPL 3
November 22, 2004 Leave a comment
While no release date has been set, the next version of the GPL is now being worked on. From the article:
The changes planned for the next release, Version 3, a draft of which is due next year, focus on several broad topics that reflect the dynamic change in the software industry since the early 1990s—intellectual property licensing and patent issues, the question of how to deal with software used over a network, and concerns around trusted computing.
I wonder if a new version of the GFDL is also being worked on. I've contacted the FSF and CC in the past to see if a level of compatibility between the CC by-sa and the GFDL was possible, and both sides said it was something they would like to work toward. Hopefully they are making some progress on that, as it would really benefit the LQ Wiki (which would benefit the Linux community at large, ideally).