Open warfare in open source

Tuesday, 22 August 2006, 12:36 PM EST

Disagreements over what should be included in the free software license's next version have pitted the movement's leaders against each other.

Say the letters G, P, and L in that order around most folks and you're likely to be met with a blank stare. But try dropping them around the open-source crowd, especially in proximity to San Francisco this mid-August, and you'll get a very different response: everything from fist-pumping to hand-wringing.

At BusinessWeek.

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