From: David Maus <email@example.com>
To: Bastien <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: What license for Worg?
Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2010 21:36:34 +0200 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw)
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>tycho garen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> This seems fine, the only possible concern that I have with this is
>> that GFDL licensed code snippets aren't compatible with the GPL. I'm
>> not sure how much actual code is in worg, and if this is an issue, but
>> it's worth considering.
>Mhh.. yes, you're right.
>> My impulse for free-software-style writing projects is to use the
>> emacs wiki license statement which says CC-BY-SA/GFDL/GPL 3 or later
>> (with a clarification of what constitutes "corresponding source
>> code"), but that might be a bit vague in some cases.
>Here is what I read at the bottom of every emacswiki.org page:
> This work is licensed to you under version 2 of the GNU General Public
> License. Alternatively, you may choose to receive this work under any
> other license that grants the right to use, copy, modify, and/or
> distribute the work, as long as that license imposes the restriction
> that derivative works have to grant the same rights and impose the
> same restriction. For example, you may choose to receive this work
> under the GNU Free Documentation License, the CreativeCommons
> ShareAlike License, the XEmacs manual license, or similar licenses.
>So this is GPLv2. Any idea why this isn't GPLv3?
>Also, I find the formulation a bit confusing. Is it the standard
>formulation when multi-licensing? Where can I found an example of a
>clear multi-licensing statement?
IIRC there was some back and forth about compatibility of this
statement and the GPL, but cannot remember where I read this. This is
obvious, but why not just drop a message to FSF legal team with the
question about this issue? After all, Org mode is part of Gnu Emacs
and Worg is Org's community page.
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Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2010-08-02 12:33 What license for Worg? Bastien
2010-08-02 16:59 ` David Maus
2010-08-02 18:50 ` Bernt Hansen
2010-08-03 9:34 ` Ian Barton
2010-08-04 4:26 ` Bastien
2010-08-13 23:32 ` Eric S Fraga
2010-08-03 12:53 ` tycho garen
2010-08-04 4:36 ` Bastien
2010-08-08 21:10 ` tycho garen
2010-08-09 19:36 ` David Maus [this message]
2010-08-10 1:35 ` Memnon Anon
2010-08-10 15:41 ` Bastien
2010-08-04 5:36 ` Bastien
2010-08-04 7:14 ` Ian Barton
2010-08-06 8:31 ` Bastien
2010-08-06 9:25 ` Andreas Röhler
2010-08-04 12:33 ` Sebastian Rose
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