[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: upstream switch to GPLv3, packaging issues



Norbert Preining <preining@logic.at> writes:

> - anything I have to take care for regarding the GPLv3? What was the 
>   stance of debian-legal?

It would be nice if we could get an annotated copy of the GPLv3,
explaining the legalese.  I read through it in detail this morning,
but an explanation of the implications of each clause would be quite
useful, IMO.

> - GPLv3 is AFAIS not contained in /usr/share/common-licenses. Will it
>   be included there soon, or should I include the full text in 
>   debian/copyright?

I just filed #431176 against base-files.  I guess inclusion will
depend on it being considered free (in -policy?).


Regards,
Roger

-- 
  .''`.  Roger Leigh
 : :' :  Debian GNU/Linux             http://people.debian.org/~rleigh/
 `. `'   Printing on GNU/Linux?       http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/
   `-    GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848   Please GPG sign your mail.

Attachment: pgpJTWaarZP_N.pgp
Description: PGP signature


Reply to: