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GPLv3 is officially open source

The Open Source Initiative's chairman, Michael Tiemann, announced Friday that the organization's licensing board have officially approve the version three of the General Public License and Lesser General Public License as OSI-approved.

Given that the GPL is used for an estimated three-quarters of free and open source licenses, it might seem strange that the OSI even had to think about it, but such is the nature of bureaucracy.

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