Bug#436105: suggestion to add GPL-1 as a common licence
Andrew McMillan <email@example.com> writes:
> On Fri, 2010-06-11 at 11:35 +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:
>> Ok, I agree that it would a good idea to include GPL-1 in common-licenses
>> because of the high number of packages still using it.
> I'm sorry, but I disagree, for the time being. I do not believe that
> large numbers of packages are deliberately using GPL v1, and I think
> that anyone who is needs to confirm that explicitly since (I hope) many
> of them have moved on to less broken licenses such as GPL3 or GPL2.
Did the subsequent discussion resolve your concerns about including the
GPL v1 in common-licenses? I do think there are a lot of packages that
are explicitly distributed under GPL v1 or later due to the Perl licensing
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>