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Re: inetutils ChangeLog doc/Makefile.am doc/inetuti...

From: Jeff Bailey
Subject: Re: inetutils ChangeLog doc/Makefile.am doc/inetuti...
Date: Thu, 7 May 2009 21:48:47 -0400

On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 7:02 PM, Bruno Haible <address@hidden> wrote:
> The situation with GPL and LGPL is different: A change in the license of
> the code is a very careful decision. Whereas the FDL license version does
> not matter for many developers. This explains the difference in module
> structure.

Is this true?  The GFDL certainly caught a lot of attention when it
came out.  Also, if the "or any later version" clause isn't given, it
seems there could be a problem blindly upgrading.

At a quick glance, the situation doesn't look that different.

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