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Re: GPL "+" question



On Sun, 31 May 2015 13:10:14 -0400 Paul Tagliamonte wrote:

[...]
> They can do it because the license never changed, it was *just*
> distributed under a different set of terms (the GPLv2+ says you can
> distribute it as if it were GPLv3+ and everything is tidy -- it does *not*
> say you can yell "hocus pocus" and the license changes into GPLv3+ and
> can never be turned back.)

But here we are not talking about "GPL v2 or later"; we are talking
about files which (before being modified) were originally under
"LGPL v2 or later"...

And the LGPL v2 says you can yell "hocus pocus" (more or less).
Please see my previous message:
https://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2015/05/msg00045.html



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