Slagged writes to mention the word that Linus Torvalds isn't a fan of the new GPL
draft. News.com has the story, and someone purporting to be Linus is causing a ruckus in the Groklaw thread on the subject
. From the News.com article: "Say I'm a hardware manufacturer. I decide I love some particular piece of open-source software, but when I sell my hardware, I want to make sure it runs only one particular version of that software, because that's what I've validated. So I make my hardware check the cryptographic signature of the binary before I run it ... The GPLv3 doesn't seem to allow that, and in fact, most of the GPLv3 changes seem to be explicitly designed exactly to not allow the above kind of use, which I don't think it has any business doing."