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Re: [libredwg] Re: [GRASS-dev] licensing question

From: Felipe Sanches
Subject: Re: [libredwg] Re: [GRASS-dev] licensing question
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 02:01:51 -0200

>> Question:
>> Is there a licensing problem?
> I don't think so. And I don't think that there's a problem including a
> LibreDWG-based version of in any binary release.
> All of the GRASS source code can be distributed under the terms of
> GPLv2 or later, which allows distibution under the terms of GPLv3.
> I'm not sure what (if anything) it means for a binary package to be
> "GPLv3 or later" when all of the source code is available under the
> "GPLv2 or later" terms.

It means that in order to release a binary package of GRASS including
LibreDWG the GRASS source code license must be upgraded to from "GPLv2
or later" to "GPLv3 or later".

Felipe Sanches

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