For Approval: German Free Software License
tg at 66h.42h.de
Wed Nov 24 14:32:48 UTC 2004
Bernhard Fastenrath dixit:
> The GPL v3 is by design compatible with the GPL v2 and v1 so it is left
Is? It's a work in progress.
There's much speculations about a possible outcome, and people
already fear the newer versions.
> I'm less certain about the built-in GPL compatibility of the GFSL. Could
> you please clarify in what way the GPL and the GFSL are compatible?
> I don't see the OSI can agree to a license that takes away OSI's freedom
> to reject future versions without leaving customers suddenly with a
a) OSI can certify a specific version, once numbering has been applied.
b) since D-FSL is GPL-compatible and offers to combine the work with
GNU GPL'd work under GPL terms, you've got always a loophole.
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