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Re: [libredwg] Appeal for relicensing of LibreDWG

From: Mike Dupont
Subject: Re: [libredwg] Appeal for relicensing of LibreDWG
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2012 07:31:47 +0100

HI there,
please answer the question, what is wrong with having a gplv3 plugin for these other apps?

On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 7:28 AM, Rodrigo Rodrigues da Silva <address@hidden> wrote:
On Fri, 2012-02-10 at 06:13 -0800, Hamish wrote:
> Felipe wrote:
> > But the most important question now: is it possible to do such a
> > re-licensing? Is it possible to go backwards, from v3 to v2?
> only with the full written consent of every author who has ever
> contributed a line of code to the project in question. for small one-
> programmer project's it's easy (they can relicense it as anything
> they please), for large multi-contributer projects it is next to
> impossible.
Yes, it is possible to switch from v3 to v2 (or anything else). It is up
to the current copyright holder: the FSF. I am still waiting for a
response for the license change request.
Rodrigo Rodrigues da Silva

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