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Re: Bug#388141: Let's ask for a relicensing agreement

On Thu, Jan 26, 2012 at 09:52:28AM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 08:35:17PM -0400, David Prévot wrote:
> > That's a good question: I thought, since we offer the content in dual
> > licensing (people who receive it are free to use it under the terms of
> > the MIT *or* GPL2+), that we (the authors) have to offer it under both
> > licenses (MIT *and* GPL2+), but my understanding of legal logic can be
> > flawed.
> It is actually correct: the "OR" is for the final recipients, the "AND"
> is for the contributors that need to relicense their material.

I think original text was good enough too since we are asking the
contributors.  But if that makes some people worry .. here is a

When people writing contract worries "AND" to imply "BOTH...AND" and
"OR" to imply "EITHER...OR", I see many contract text uses "and/or"
there to be explicit about all combinations as an ugly legalese.  This
clarifies recipient does not need to take both as obligation.


  I hereby give permission to relicense all the material that I have
provided to the Debian website under the terms of the MIT (Expat)
License and/or of the GNU General Public License, version 2 and any 
later version.


A bit pedantic but safer...  Any thought?

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