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Re: installer debian/copyright issue

Hello Bastian,

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 4:27 PM, Bastian Blank <waldi@debian.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 05:05:55PM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
>> IMO the licence is "GPL-2 or higher" (most of the code was developed when
>> GPL-2 was active), so the link should probably be to GPL-2.
> IMHO it should only point to GPL-2 if it is GPL v2 only. Describing a
> GPL v2 or later code as is always allowed in this context.

In fact the text inside of GPL-2 says this so it looks logical to
point to it. The problem of linking to GPL is that it points to latest
GPL version (and in this case is GPL 3 ATM).

Someone can choose to release a d-i fork as GPL-3 but the code from
that moment and afterward will be GPL-3 or later, not GPL-2 or later.

Otavio Salvador                  O.S. Systems
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