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Bug#436105: suggestion to add GPL-1 as a common licence

Andrew McMillan <andrew@morphoss.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.

Hi Andrew,

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 (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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