Subject: Re: GPL v3
From: Michael Bernstein <>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 17:29:13 -0800

On Wed, 2006-01-25 at 17:08 -0500, John Cowan wrote:
> Wilson, Andrew scripsit:
> > Au contraire, my guess is that soon after there is a final GPL v3, 
> > the bulk of FSF/GNU code will be relicensed v3-only (and this is a 
> > lot of code).
> You may be right, but FSF code is a tiny minority of all GPLed code.

That's like saying a keystone is only a small part of an arch. Obviously
true, but besides the point.

FSF code (such as gcc, to pick a prominent example) is probably
infrastructural in some non-trivial way to most other FOSS projects.

- Michael Bernstein