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Gnash 0.8.8 Released

http://www.gnashdev.org

"We just released an improved GNU Flash player, Gnash 0.8.8. Gnash plays SWF (Shockwave Flash) files compatible with the Adobe Flash player. Gnash is portable software released under the GNU GPLv3. It runs on GNU/Linux, embedded GNU + Linux systems, and BSD, including x86, ARM, MIPS, PowerPC, and 64-bit systems.

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id Software: Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory and Return To Castle Wolfenstein now GPL v3

http://ioquake3.org

A wonderful thing happened today at QuakeCon. John Carmack announced the release of GPL source code for the Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory and Return to Castle Wolfenstein engines!

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Richard Stallman on Australia: Q&A

http://delimiter.com.au

"...In October Stallman will visit Australia to speak — among other events — at UNSW’s Clancy Auditorium in an event being supported by National ICT Australia. But we got in touch with Stallman ahead of time for a chat about the Government’s internet filter project, free software and why he likes to visit Australia for its parrots..."

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GPLv3-licensed Open Source now dominates at Google Code

http://blog.internetnews.com

According to data presented by DiBona, Google's Open Source programs manager, the GPLv3 license now represents more than half of the GPL licensed code that Google hosts on its Google Code site. What DiBona's data shows is that developers are embracing GPLv3 and using it for their project in growing numbers.

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R.I.P. OpenSolaris

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Goodbye, OpenSolaris. It's been fun knowing you. Unfortunately for you, it's become all too clear that your new parent company, Oracle, doesn't want a thing to do with you.

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Versant Upgrades Open Source License, Adopts GPLv3

http://www.reuters.com

Versant Corporation, an industry leader in specialized data management software,
announces that the open source license used for the db4o product offering is
being upgraded to the GPLv3 license. Upgrade to the GPLv3 license assures
compatibility with other open source products, thereby widening db4o's potential
scope for adoption.

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Lest CodePlex perplex - by Richard M. Stallman

http://www.fsf.org

"...The first thing we see is that the organization ducks the issue of users' freedom; it uses the term "open source" and does not speak of "free software". These two terms stand for different philosophies which are based on different values: free software's values are freedom and social solidarity, whereas open source cites only practical convenience values such as powerful, reliable software..."

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GIMP to go (L)GPL3

http://www.h-online.com

According to the change notes for the current development branch the next release of the GIMP image editor will be licensed under the GPL3 and LGPL3

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A new GCC runtime library license snag?

http://lwn.net

The saga of the GCC runtime library has been covered here a couple of times in the past. The library's license is a legal hack which tries to accomplish a set of seemingly conflicting goals.

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Software Freedom Law Center calls for switch to GPLv3

http://www.h-online.com

Bradley Kuhn of the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) recommends that projects using GPL version 2 upgrade to the newer GPL version 3. One of the features of GPLv3 is better protection against possible patent threats than its predecessor.

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GNU Toolchain Update, April 2009

http://nickclifton.livejournal.com

"Well this has been a very active month. The wording for the exception to the GPLv3 was finally settled with the FSF and so almost all of the remaining GPLv2 files in the GCC source tree have now been updated. This has also meant that the gcc 4.4 branch now generated a full release..."

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Microsoft v TomTom: a GPLv3 wake-up call

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Microsoft's brawl with TomTom over FAT patents has been seized on by software-freedom advocates as a wake-up call for people to adopt GPLv3.

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

http://www.softwarefreedom.org

"There has been a lot of press coverage about the Microsoft/TomTom settlement. Unfortunately, so far, I have seen no one speak directly about the dangers that this deal could pose to software freedom, and what our community should consider in its wake. Karen and I discussed some of these details on our podcast, but I thought it would be useful to have a blog post about this issue as well..."

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Stallman discusses Free Software and GPLv3

http://broadcast.oreilly.com

"On June 29, 2007 the Free Software Foundation released the GNU General Public License, version 3. What happened since then? I had the opportunity to discuss many subjects with FSF's founder and president Richard Stallman..."

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Linux is Getting ‘Built-in’ Tivoization Equivalent

http://boycottnovell.com

Could this have played a role in Linus decision regarding GPLv3?

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