GPL Project Watch List for Week of 01/18

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| Over the past week we have passed the 1.5k milestone. Within just over 6
| months, 1535 projects have adopted the GPL v3, which is a growth of 56 GPL
| v3 projects over the last week.
`---- a ten-year timeline (part 1)

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| LWN is about to celebrate a birthday. Picking the true anniversary of an
| enterprise like LWN can be a bit tricky - there are many points which could
| be said to mark the true birth of the organization. After some thought, we
| have decreed that was born on January 30, 1998. So we have a tenth
| anniversary coming up. That's a long time - far longer than any of us thought
| we would be doing this.


Trolltech to adopt GPL 3 for Qt

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| Trolltech CEO Haavard Nord announced today at the KDE developer conference
| that the company's cross-platform open source Qt application development
| toolkit will be released under the GPL 3. This move, which comes shortly
| after the release of KDE 4.0 (watch for our review on Sunday night), will
| allow the open source desktop environment to adopt the new version of the
| GPL. * *


Mark Webbink On: GPLv3

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| This week Mark Webbink, former Red Hat General Counsel discusses the GPLv3
| and talks about the limits of sharing, the mellowing out of Linus Torvalds,
| and issues with the LGPLv3.


Sun tiptoes into GPLv3

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| Sun Microsystems will release its xVM Ops Center virtualisation management
| application under the General Public Licence version 3 (GPLv3), the company
| revealed at the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.