From: Sebastian Rose <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Carsten Dominik <email@example.com> Cc: emacs-orgmode Mailinglist <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: license item Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 17:41:27 +0200 [thread overview] Message-ID: <87fxdnuhnc.fsf@kassiopeya.MSHEIMNETZ> (raw) In-Reply-To: <F65AD4E9-D1E6-4182-B5B7-E8BB9EF9584E@gmail.com> (Carsten Dominik's message of "Fri, 26 Jun 2009 16:01:05 +0200") Carsten Dominik <email@example.com> writes: > On Jun 26, 2009, at 3:59 PM, Ian Barton wrote: >> 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. > > Interesting. > > Being part of Emacs amost forces us to use 3. I did that with org-info.js lately after reading a bit about GPL-3 and seeing this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5G7FU5j2Uc Sounds like it is good thing, even a neccessary one. Sebastian
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2009-06-26 15:37 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 2009-06-26 14:01 ` Carsten Dominik 2009-06-26 15:41 ` Sebastian Rose [this message] 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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