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+ - The Apple way - LLVM->

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lzap
lzap writes "There is a very interesting discussion on the Fedora devel mailing list about LLVM and GCC compilators started with short reaction on Apple's migration to LLVM in their Xcode development environment. The original author asks if llvm is ready to do same for several important linux packages."
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Czech Copyright Bill Undercuts Copyleft, Artists 282

Posted by Soulskill
from the czech-please dept.
Andorin writes "Earlier this month a copy of a draft of the Czech Republic's new Copyright Act [Czech PDF] was leaked to Pirate News. Included among several disturbing provisions are new regulations for 'public licenses' such as Creative Commons licenses and the GPL/BSD licenses. The amendment essentially requires that an artist wishing to use a public license must notify the administrator of a collecting agency, and must prove that they created the work in question. This goes against one of the strengths of Creative Commons and other licenses, namely the ease with which they can be applied. Additionally, collecting agencies will have increased jurisdiction over copylefted and orphaned works. ZeroPaid covers the story, noting that the amendment also reduces the royalties which artists receive from libraries by 40%, with that money instead going directly to publishers."

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