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Re: [Orgmode] license item

From: Sebastian Rose
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] license item
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 17:41:27 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Carsten Dominik <address@hidden> writes:
> On Jun 26, 2009, at 3:59 PM, Ian Barton wrote:
>> I see Carsten has added a link to the GPL. However, I think it's worthwhile
>> specifically saying which *version* of the GPL.
>> This might seem a trivial matter. However, I am involved with another project
>> where the maintainer moved the licence from GPL V2  to GPL V3, with the best
>> of intentions. A large commercial company  wanted to contribute considerable
>> resources to the project, but they  were unhappy with the V3 licence and
>> wanted to continue with V2. As  a result considerable effort was wasted in
>> getting everyone who had  contributed patches to the V3 version agreeing to
>> them being  "backported" to the V2 licence.
> Interesting.
> Being part of Emacs amost forces us to use 3.

I did that with org-info.js lately after reading a bit about GPL-3 and
seeing this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5G7FU5j2Uc

Sounds like it is good thing, even a neccessary one.


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