> > > If I say a file is GPLv2+, it is forever GPLv2+, even if it's combined > > > with a GPLv3 work, in that case the *files* are still GPLv2+, that other > > > file is a GPLv3 work, and the *combined work* is distributed under the > > > terms of the GPLv3, since it satisfies the license of every file in the > > > combined / derived work. > > But there are multiple works being combined into the one file. So some > > parts of the file are GPLv2+ and other parts of the file are GPLv3. The > > file as a whole can only be distributed under GPLv3. > That's literally what I said. You gave the impression that each *file* could only be under one license, which would be good for the purposes of d/copyright, but isn't the case.
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