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Re: Software Licenced Under a Specific Version of GPL

On Sat, Sep 01, 2001 at 12:33:34PM +0200, Jakob B. Jensen wrote:
> So as a user I would prefer that the project does NOT roll
> forward the minimum version number in licenses specifying "GPL
> version X or later" to "GPL version X+1 or later".  On the same
> note, I would prefer if maintainers who add a few lines of
> packaging to a "BSD no advertisement" program not restrict the
> package by placing their 100 lines under GPL.  But again this is
> just my preference of freedom.

The project does not change licenses; the software authors do.



         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
       Debian GNU/Linux Developer,  see http://people.debian.org/~jdg

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