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[bug-inetutils] Re: Re: GPLv3 update

From: Greg Schafer
Subject: [bug-inetutils] Re: Re: GPLv3 update
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 10:58:24 +1000
User-agent: Pan/0.14.2 (This is not a psychotic episode. It's a cleansing moment of clarity.)

Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:

>    >    I preped my tree for the whole GPLv3 deal, and will commit the change
>    >    when the new license is released.
>    > 
>    > I have also prepared inetutils 1.5 for the ordeal as well.
>    Ummm, someone has updated the 1.5 tarball on ftp.gnu.org without bumping
>    the tarball version number.
> This was intended.

Well, it's your call. But IMHO you are violating the GNU coding standards:

"You should identify each release with a pair of version numbers..."

You made a new *release* with a new license.

FWIW, other GNU projects releasing for GPLv3 updates have so far done the
sane thing and bumped the version number.


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