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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Front page to wiki now modifiable again

From: Mikhael Goikhman
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Front page to wiki now modifiable again
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2004 00:35:55 +0000
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On 22 Mar 2004 00:50:57 +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-03-22 at 00:38, Mikhael Goikhman wrote:
> > If you don't trust FSF (this seems silly for a GNU project), then you may
> > always switch from "version 2 or later" to "version 2 only" when version
> > 3 comes and you actually disagree with it. It will however be harder if
> > not impossible to switch the opposite way.
> Not true. You can't switch licenses w/o consent from all contributors,
> nor would it actually _help_ (if version 3 was messed up enough to not
> want it), because anyone wanting to use the wiki contents under version
> 3 could start at the stuff at the precise moment before the hypothetical
> license change (from "2+" to "2").

Ok, then, your unfounded distrust in FSF plus hypothetical problems in
the future versus real problems for canonical GPL'd projects now.


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