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Re: Upstream pointing to COPYING file in headers

2015-05-02 20:40 GMT-03:00 Josue Abarca <jmaslibre@debian.org>:
> Also note that the final part of GPL 2 section 9 [G1] states:
> ... " If the Program does not specify a version number of this
> License, you may choose any version ever published by the Free
> Software Foundation."
> I suppose that can be an incentive to add an appropriate license
> grant.
> [G1] https://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.html#section9
> --
> Josué M. Abarca S.

Ok, but it is an option to final user. A package can't impose a
version. A package must describe the original upstream license only.


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