Re: Does this license meet DSFG?
Ben Finney <email@example.com> wrote:
> Dererk <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> 4. You may use, modify, and redistribute the software under a
>> modified version of the GPL version 3 (or, at your option, a
>> modified version of any higher-numbered version of the GPL)
> The GPL explicitly forbids modification of the license terms:
> Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies
> of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.
> So I think it's misleading to refer to “modified versions of the GPL”,
> since modified versions aren't the GPL any more. If you want to permit
> an action in a license text, it would be best to be clear on what action
> it is you're permitting.
Not quite. You just have to take out the preamble and modify the
instructions for use.
You can still call it a modified version of the GPL.