The GPL3 according to…

everybody loves eric raymond episode 36 strip

GPL3 draft commandments

  • You shall have no other licenses beside this. Except perhaps LGPL. Not often though please.
  • Honor your code’s father and mother
  • You shall not commit false patches
  • You shall not steal, unless somebody signs it off so you can blame them later
  • You shall not bear non boolean witness
  • You shall not covet your neighbor’s coding style.
  • You shall bring pizza up when you’re done whining
  • You shall not believe zdnet. They know nothing of my drafts

Last week wasn’t the first time Goatse made it into ELER btw. Go back and check out Referential Integrity a bit closer.

Additional script development: Louisa.