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Re: Copyright if package is taken over?

Le Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 03:40:54PM +0100, Harry Rickards a écrit :
> The Debian packaging is:
>     Copyright (C) 2007-2009 Gürkan Sengün <gurkan@phys.ethz.ch>
>     Copyright (C) 2009 Harry Rickards <hrickards@l33tmyst.com>
> and is licensed under the GPL version 3,
> see `/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-3'.


maybe you can check with Gürkan if when he chose the license he really meant to
be incompatible with GPL-4 the day where it will be released. If not,
relicensing now to GPL-3+ can help the maintainer of the package the day it the
GPL is updated again.

Have a nice day,

Charles Plessy
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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