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Re: Why not contribute? (to GCC)
> Is it even possible to fork? Wouldn't that require the new compiler
> to start over again from the last non-GPLv3 version of the source code
> (read 4.2.1...which is why Apple's gcc is stuck there). Weren't things
> simplier when egcs forked from gcc (ie that they were both under the same
No. The issue of choice of license is completely orthogonal to the
issue of whether to have assignments or not. Neither of those decisions
made by a project affects the other.