Re: libidn re-license
Julien Cristau <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Tue, Mar 6, 2012 at 20:35:53 +0100, Simon Josefsson wrote:
>> I co-maintain the libidn package. As upstream, I recently relicensed it
>> from LGPLv2+ to GPLv2+|LGPLv3+.
> So maybe that's a stupid question, but... Why? You didn't have enough
> license headaches?
Well, why not? There was a reason the FSF published the LGPLv3 after
all. Others have analyzed the reasons than I can (see for example 
and ). The downsides (e.g., changing the license headers, and
discussions like this one) appears small in comparison to me.