Re: GPL2 vs. GPL3 issue in VDR plug-in packages
Tobi <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Here comes the first question. If only the full GPL2 license text is
> referenced, does this mean, that the plug-in is licensed "GPL2-only"
> or "GPL2 or any later"?
What does the wording of the grant of license say? The text of the
license has no effect except in the context of an explicitly-worded
grant of license from the copyright holder to that specific work.
> Or does this allow any GPL license to be allowed as stated in
> paragraph 9 of the GPL2?
Only if that's what the copyright holder has explicitly stated in a
grant of license for that work.
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