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Re: discussion with the FSF: GPLv3, GFDL, Nexenta



On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 03:15:28PM +0200, Sam Hocevar wrote:
> On Tue, May 22, 2007, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> > On ti, 2007-05-22 at 13:30 +0200, Sam Hocevar wrote:
> > >     1. The GPLv3: the latest draft did not raise major objections from
> > >  -legal and despite its concerns with the strategies developed in some
> > >  sections, Debian does consider it DFSG-free. Debian will however not
> > >  push for its adoption, mainly because we still have much software that
> > >  is GPLv2-only in the distribution.
> > 
> > Why it that a valid, or even relevant reason to avoid pushing GPLv3?
> 
>    Because software under the GPLv3 is incompatible with GPLv2-only
> software, while "GPLv2 or above" software is compatible with both.
Could someone make a page with GPLv2-only software, I'd be curious what
would be affected. Maybe the easiest way would be to dump and format a
page on the Wiki so that it could be commented upon?
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