Re: Software Licenced Under a Specific Version of GPL
Jonathan D. Proulx writes:
> On Thu, Aug 30, 2001 at 11:12:41AM +0300, Ari Makela wrote:
> $ head -3 /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL
> GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
> Version 2, June 1991
Yes, indeed, but that's not what I ment. I'm sorry, my email was
rather obscure in retrospect.
The file now includes GPL version 2 but probably not in future Debian
releases. And what if my package is installed in such a future
release? It'll have a wrong licence.
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