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Re: [Duplicity-talk] GPL-3

From: edgar . soldin
Subject: Re: [Duplicity-talk] GPL-3
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 10:18:59 +0200
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On 11.04.2011 19:30, Joe MacDonald wrote:
> I can't speak for anyone else, but as a distro vendor (my day job, not at 
> this email address) a move to GPLv3 would mean I wouldn't be doing any 
> further upgrades in our package and eventually it would get removed.  I've 
> got absolutely no say in our policy on licenses but anything GPLv3 is 
> specifically forbidden by our legal department (and explicitly stated as to 
> be excluded by some of our customers).

could you find out the reasons for 'banning'. waht distro are you talking about?

> RMS' comments aside, is there particular reasons of interest to the duplicity 
> developers to move to v3 from v2+?  Just wondering.

the mentioned
> reading (tivoization, patent protection, apache license compatibility)
> http://www.gnu.org/licenses/rms-why-gplv3.html

convince at least me.


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