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Re: GPL and LGPL not acceptable for Fedora!



On Thu, 2007-08-16 at 09:26 -0800, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On 8/16/07, Simo Sorce <ssorce redhat com> wrote:
> > /me imagines an angry author shouting at C violation by Fedora because
> > we mark something GPL+ instead of GPLv2+ or GPLv3+
> 
> Any upstream that would get in a huff over this should already be at
> our door with pitchforks and torches in hand for just using the string
> "GPL" in the past. As we clean it up I have no doubt we will get some
> of them wrong, but thats OKAY. I welcome as much communication as
> necessary with upstream developers to clarify exactly what variation
> of GPL is being used in more complicated cases.

This is my wish as well, that's why I just strongly suggest contacting
the upstream developers in case of doubt. I suggest nothing else, the
current practice as just today amended by Spot is quite sane FWICS.

Simo.


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