Licensing: dual licenses - icons
sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Wed Sep 12 09:15:50 UTC 2007
Chitlesh GOORAH wrote:
> Hello there,
> My package kmenu-gnome entails some icons taken from right to left by
Right to left as in random places? If so upstream needs to verify the
licenses of these icons carefully.
Upstream uses a dual license. I've changed the license from
> GPL/LGPL to LGPLv2 on the last rebuild.
You are not allowed to change the license of a package. However when you
distribute software which is dual licensed, you are allowed to
distribute under any one of those license if you wish to do so.
> However I'm not sure that the icons taken from GPL'd packages may be
> relicensed under the LGPL.
It does not. However the other way around is possible. What problem are
you trying to solve?
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