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

From: Rob Weir
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Front page to wiki now modifiable again
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2004 17:30:06 +1100
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On Mon, Mar 22, 2004 at 12:35:55AM +0000, Mikhael Goikhman said
> 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.

Do you have reason to believe that future revisions will be incompatible
with the GNU GPL, version 2?  Unless you do, there is no problem; you
can mix text under both licenses together anyway.

Rob Weir <address@hidden> | address@hidden  |  Do I look like I want a CC?
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