[Fedora-packaging] Licensing guidelines suggestions

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Aug 8 13:48:23 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-08-08 at 10:33 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:

> I presume, though it's not explicitly stated, that GPL+ can also be used 
> where the license is explicitly given as "GPL version 1 or later" (e.g. 
> for perl and all same-as-perl licensed modules)?

Yes, this correct.

> Similarly, I take LGPL+ to be suitable for packages licensed as "LGPL v2 
> (not 2.1) or later" as well as for LGPL of unspecified version?

Not quite:

LGPL+ is only for unversioned LGPL (I've never seen this, but it's
LGPLv2+ is for LGPL 2/2.1 or later.


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