Re: yes, GPL means GPL3 today... (Re: RFS: gnome-color-chooser)
Matthias Julius <email@example.com> writes:
> Russ Allbery <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Agreed. I think debian/copyright should always refer to the exact
>> version of the GPL that the package says it's covered under and then
>> document whether only that version is permissable or whether the "or
>> later" part is available. (The exception is GPL v1, which isn't in
>> common-licenses; in that case, right now, I think the best course of
>> action is to treat the software as under GPL v2 for Debian's purposes.
>> There isn't a lot of software in this category.)
> I think the best way is to include the license text in debian/copyright
> just like any other license that is not in common-licenses.
We probably don't really want to include a copy of the GPLv1 in every Perl
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>