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GPL "or any greater version" (was: NEW ocaml licence proposal)

Raul Miller writes:

> > so it does not prohibit specifying a particular GPL version to the
> > exclusion of others.
> False.  Section 6 says:
>    Each time you redistribute the Program (or any work based on the
>    Program), the recipient automatically receives a license from the
>    original licensor to copy, distribute or modify the Program subject
>    to these terms and conditions.  You may not impose any further
>    restrictions on the recipients' exercise of the rights granted herein.

What rights from the GPL are being restricted by using a specific
version of it?  Section 9 only describes what happens when the
original copyright holder(s) indicate "<x> or any greater version" or
if they do not mention any version.


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