[License-review] For Approval: GPL-3+-with-whonix-additional-terms - GPLv3 with improved, legal protections as per GNU GPL version 3 section 7
adrelanos at riseup.net
Mon Mar 18 10:08:00 UTC 2019
> On Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 3:50 PM Patrick Schleizer <adrelanos at riseup.net> wrote:
>> * Added a "trump clause]" , in other words, any conflicts or disputes
>> between the additional terms and the GPLv3 shall be resolved in favor of
>> the GPLv3 by adding "Notwithstanding any other provision of this
>> License" (as mentioned in GPL FAQ ) at the beginning of the
>> additional terms.
> That is not what the "Notwithstanding ..." language means -- it has
> the opposite effect, as the GPL FAQ you cite makes clear.
I will remove that clause in the next revision.
It's superfluous anyhow since GPLv3 says:
> All other non-permissive additional terms are considered "further
> restrictions" within the meaning of section 10. If the Program as you
> received it, or any part of it, contains a notice stating that it is
> governed by this License along with a term that is a further
> restriction, you may remove that term.
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