Re: ITP: libevent-rpc-perl -- Event based transparent Client/Server RPC framework
gregor herrmann <email@example.com> writes:
> On Sun, Apr 16, 2006 at 05:07:13PM +0200, gregor herrmann wrote:
>> Regarding the licence I'm not quite sure: The author uses the GNU
>> _Library_ General Public License 2.1 or later but
>> http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/ states "has been superseded by the Lesser
>> GPL." and http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/lesser.html says "It also counts
>> as the successor of the GNU Library Public License, version 2, hence
>> the version number 2.1."
>> If I interpret this correctly than referring to the _Lesser_ GPL would
>> be ok (as the successor, by the "or later" clause, and because there is
>> not even a version 2.1 of the _Library_ GPL). Is this correct?
>> I've now changed the reference in debian/copyright to point to the
> Any comments on that one?
> If my conclusions are correct I guess this package would be ready for
> upload, too.
Yeah, it sounds reasonable to me; it sounds like it was just a wording
mistake by upstream. I'd probably send them a note and ask them to
clarify in a future release.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>