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Although this Article highlights only a few of the most used licenses and their legal features, it is important to keep in mind that there are literally dozens of free software licenses, (113) and that some of these licenses are incompatible, meaning that, when code released under both licenses is combined into the same program, there are situations where there is no way to satisfy both licenses' requirements at the same time.
The Free Software Foundation (for more information about this organization, see sidebar, "Not All Open-Source Software Is Created Equal") recently published an article in which the foundation's position was stated on this topic.
While serving as ambassador to Peru, John Hamilton used his role as representative of the United States to serve notice in a letter to the president of the Peruvian congress that the Microsoft Corporation disapproved of Peru debating a new law, Special Bill 1609, that favored the use of free software in government procurement, and that its passage would materially affect Peruvian relations.
MM: Can the free software approach be translated to other technologies?
Although free software can generate income for local programmers needed to constantly update and customize it, its critics say that very process would create many incompatible versions.
He continued: "IBM, unlike the Free Software Foundation, has contributed a good deal of copyrighted work to the program called the Linux operating system kernel.
Since the release of the initial GPLv3 discussion draft in January, members of the free software community have submitted nearly one thousand suggestions for improvement.
The guiding principle for developing the GPL is to defend the freedom of all users," said Richard Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation.
According to Chambe-Eng, Trolltech owes much to free software developers.
Wayner, a journalist with The New York Times and online magazine Salon, predicts that the campaign for free software will bring down the sector's giants and change the way we use computers.
For the writer who wants to focus solely on the story line and characters, ScriptBuddy provides free software to handle the screenplay formatting.
The Generalitat de Catalunya and the Council of Barcelona are committed to the use of open standards and free and open source software in the public sector and are encouraging the adoption of free software by citizens.

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