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Re: yes, GPL means GPL3 today... (Re: RFS: gnome-color-chooser)

Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> writes:

> Agreed.  I think debian/copyright should always refer to the exact version
> of the GPL that the package says it's covered under and then document
> whether only that version is permissable or whether the "or later" part is
> available.  (The exception is GPL v1, which isn't in common-licenses; in
> that case, right now, I think the best course of action is to treat the
> software as under GPL v2 for Debian's purposes.  There isn't a lot of
> software in this category.)

I think the best way is to include the license text in
debian/copyright just like any other license that is not in


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