[License-review] Approval: BSD + Patent License

John Cowan cowan at mercury.ccil.org
Mon Jan 18 02:40:09 UTC 2016

Lawrence Rosen scripsit:

> Great, but now GPLv3 is apparently not compatible with GPLv2. :-)  That's
> unfortunate. 

Right, it isn't.  Given a work under the GPLv2 and another work under the
GPLv3, you can't combine them into a joint work and license them under
any license at all, for they are both jealous gods.  Fortunately, most
works under the GPLv2 are dual-licensed under the GPLv3.

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