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Re: Re: Re: Please review

From: Adam Faiz
Subject: Re: Re: Re: Please review
Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2021 11:51:13 +0800

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On Sun, Jun 6, 2021, 11:22 AM Richard Stallman <> wrote:
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  >    > 9. Does it discourage bad licensing practices? (no license, unclear
  >   > licensing, GPL N only).
  >   > Yes. When making a repo, the licences that you can choose from are
  > clear in
  >   > their naming and cannot therefore be unclear. It allows
  >   > not having a license, but it recommends that you choose one from those
  >   > available.

It discourages "no license" but does not forbid it.

It does not discourage GPL N only -- on the contrary, it offers such

Here's another pertinent question.

Suppose you make a repo A and choose GPL 3-or-later for it.
Suppose you make a repo B and choose GPL 3-only for it.

What dies it put in the repo to indicate which choice you made?
Stating the same question differently, how does the repo say
whether the choice was GPL 3-only or GPL 3-or-later?

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