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From: Ian Barton <lists@manor-farm.org>
To: emacs-orgmode Mailinglist <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: license item
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 14:59:32 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4A44D444.9040809@manor-farm.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <878wjfyz0e.fsf@kassiopeya.MSHEIMNETZ>

Sebastian Rose wrote:
> Isn't it so, that no license means "All Rights Reserved"?
> 
> Not sure, bu I think in Germany it is...
> 
> 
> Anyway, if you receive Org-mode with emacs, it has just the same license
> as emacs.
> 
> 
> 
I see Carsten has added a link to the GPL. However, I think it's 
worthwhile specifically saying which *version* of the GPL.

This might seem a trivial matter. However, I am involved with another 
project where the maintainer moved the licence from GPL V2 to GPL V3, 
with the best of intentions. A large commercial company wanted to 
contribute considerable resources to the project, but they were unhappy 
with the V3 licence and wanted to continue with V2. As a result 
considerable effort was wasted in getting everyone who had contributed 
patches to the V3 version agreeing to them being "backported" to the V2 
licence.

Ian.

  reply	other threads:[~2009-06-26 13:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-06-26  7:16 Andreas Roehler
2009-06-26 12:12 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-06-26 13:59   ` Ian Barton [this message]
2009-06-26 14:01     ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-26 15:41       ` Sebastian Rose
2009-06-26 12:31 Giovanni Ridolfi
2009-06-26 13:06 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-26 21:34   ` Andreas Röhler
2009-06-27 12:08     ` Carsten Dominik

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