After months of pre-launch wrangling, legal jousting and clause tweaking, the Free Software Foundation is ready to launch the final version of the GNU GPL version 3. The champagne corks will officially pop at 12 noon, EDT, tomorrow, Friday June 29. Announcing the launch, the FSF said: "Now with the release of GPLv3, we will see …
Above and Beyond
I try to avoid hackneyed phrases such as "I really can't thank you enough", but I really can't thank those behind the GPL enough. The FSF and Richard Stallman have managed the astounding feat of giving the world lessons in morals, ethics, activism, computer programming, business management and so much more under the guise of giving the world free software by which the underprivileged have access to robust tools of learning equal to those afforded only the most privileged. History has been made and writ large all from the want of a printer driver.
Good choice of launch date. Not like the tech press will be occupied with anything else tomorrow.
I wonder if...
this will also coincide with Stallman's annual bathing?