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Re: [Savannah-hackers] submission of HTML Help Maker - savannah.nongnu.o

From: pabs
Subject: Re: [Savannah-hackers] submission of HTML Help Maker -
Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2005 13:12:38 +0800

On Mon, 2005-01-03 at 23:07 -0300, Jonathan Gonzalez V. wrote:

> > I suppose I should have explained this in the initial submission. The
> > reason hhm is GPL2 only is that hhm statically links to an lzx
> > compression library that is licenced under the GPL2 only. I'm not very
> > adept at reading licences, so I just went with GPL2 only.
> >
> > If I find the GPL3 acceptable, and linking a GPL>=2 program to a GPL==2
> > library is ok, or if myself and matthew (author of lzx_compress) find
> > the GPL3 to be an acceptable replacement licence, then I'd be happy to
> > migrate to GPL3/GPL>=2.
> If 'lzx' it's licensed under GPL v2, there's no problem on linked with
> a project licensed under GPL v2 or later, the license still compatible.

OK, good to know.

> We want to keep the compatibility with the future GPL v3, that's why
> we suggest you add 'version 2 or later' in the license notices.

OK, I'll consider this.

> > Should I resubmit, or is the submission still in the database?
> Yes, you have to resubmit the project again, apologize for this.

OK, will do.

> You can write an email to the Free Software Foundation or to RMS
> asking about this point.



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