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From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] License groups in ebuilds
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2012 18:17:37
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] License groups in ebuilds by Sebastian Pipping
>>>>> On Sat, 16 Jun 2012, Sebastian Pipping wrote:
> On 05/10/2012 11:39 AM, Ulrich Mueller wrote: >> Are there any other licenses besides *GPL and FDL that would >> require such a file? >> >> What do you think?
> The "GPL-2+" file workaround doesn't sound to bad.
> Call be picky, but we could actually use a "GPL-3+" file, too. > With that we could distinguish "exactly GPL 3" and "GPL 3 or later" > properly on our end, no matter if GPL 4 ever comes or not.
Yes, that was the idea. Otherwise we would have to start over again whenever a GPL-4 appears. AFAICS, we would need 9 additional license files, namely GPL-{1,2,3}+, LGPL-{2,2.1,3}+, and FDL-{1.1,1.2,1.3}+. Ulrich


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Re: [gentoo-dev] License groups in ebuilds Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>