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Re: What if Guile changed its license to be Lesser GPL?

From: tomas
Subject: Re: What if Guile changed its license to be Lesser GPL?
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 09:40:21 +0200
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On Tue, Jul 02, 2002 at 04:14:10PM -0700, Thien-Thi Nguyen wrote:
>    From: address@hidden
>    Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2002 22:30:06 +0200
>    The only question that would remain for me is: the numerous
>    folks who worked on Guile did that under the assumption of the
>    current Guile license. How do *they* feel about a change?
> as long as old-license guile remains old-license, i'm happy; some weird

This goes for me without saying...

> retroactive relicensing of old-license guile would be bait-and-switch.
> i don't think that's possible, but only FSF can say for sure.  (one
> would hope they'd not entertain that stupidity even if it is possible.)

I can't imagine retroactive. Still, it'd be nice to know how the other
major contributors to Guile feel about that.

BTW, how do *you* feel ;-)

-- tomas

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