For Approval: GPLv3

Alexander Terekhov alexander.terekhov at
Fri Aug 31 12:39:43 UTC 2007

On 8/31/07, Matthew Flaschen <matthew.flaschen at> wrote:
> Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> > GPLv3 said "not a contract" in its first draft.
> >
> >
> Did I say anything about a draft?  What I /said/ is that (contrary to
> what Chris had suggested), neither GPLv3 nor GPLv2 claimed they weren't
> contracts.

I'm sure Chris meant GPLv3 draft1 and transition to draft2. The
footnote he referred to said "We received a number of forceful
objections to the title of section 9 of Draft1, principally from
lawyers. This surprised us...".


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