The third version of the General Public Licence (GPLv3) has been adopted by 116 open source projects in its first week of operation, according to an overview compiled by software risk management firm Palamida.

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11 years 5 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago


"The 119 projects represent less

"The 119 projects represent less than one per cent of all open source applications, but do include several projects from the so-called GNU stack of applications developed by the Free Software Foundation." GNU projects using GPLv3?! Shocking, isn't it?

Seriously, what kind of journalist uses "so-called" instead of explaining?

"A further 2,700 projects state in their licensing terms that they are governed by the 'GPLv2 or later'"

That strikes me as a low estimate.