Referring to newest (not oldest) license a bug?
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On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 11:04:00AM +0200, Holger Levsen wrote:
>On Sunday 22 June 2008 10:31, Pietro Battiston wrote:
>> It is completely GPL v.3. I am the upstream developer.
>in debian/copyright you say it's GPL2+, while the file COPYING says
>GPL3+ - please make up your mind ;)
>(And then debian/copyrights refers to /usr/share/common-licences/GPL,
>which is the GPL3, so that's another (normal) bug.)
If you still believe it is a bug to not point to earliest permitted
version of a granted license, then I suggest you file a bugreport
against debian-policy for its boilerplate text doing same trick:
>Copyright (C) 1996,1997,1998 Ian Jackson and Christian Schwarz.
>This manual is free software; you may redistribute it and/or modify it
>under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
>Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any
>A copy of the GNU General Public License is available as
>`/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL' in the Debian GNU/Linux distribution
>or on the World Wide Web at the GNU General Public Licence
>(http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html). You can also obtain it by
>writing to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth
>Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.
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