For Approval: GPLv3

Alexander Terekhov alexander.terekhov at
Wed Aug 29 10:19:01 UTC 2007

On 8/29/07, Matthew Flaschen <matthew.flaschen at> wrote:
> Alexander Terekhov wrote:
> > Me stupid is of opinion that BSD license includes nothing but BSD license.
> The BSD license allows use under the terms of the GPL, without
> referencing the GPL.  Again, this is because the rights under BSD are a
> superset of GPL.
> The point: Use of BSD code under the terms of the GPL doesn't violate BSD.

You're still missing the point: the GPL states that your recipients
get the license from the
original licensor (and that means BSD, not GPL), not you.

Is there GPLv4 in the making to fix that bug? Just curious. The fellow
from posting here might want to elaborate...


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