[License-review] License compatibility - reg
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Wed Jun 26 19:27:25 UTC 2013
On 06/25/2013 10:46 PM, Lawrence Rosen wrote:
> This is fine as far as I’m concerned (!!), but does anyone here doubt
> the appropriateness of that combination given FSF opinions about the
> reach of GPLv2? Or is that FSF position no longer relevant? :-)
No, you're right. Depending on how the software is combined, it may not
be allowed by one or more licenses (e.g. GPLv3 software can not be
relicensed as GPLv2).
I think the FSF position is relevant. Listening to the license
stakeholder is a conservative approach.
I do agree only a court ruling could tell us with certainty whether
their derivative work interpretation is right (at least right for some
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