Re: SPDX ID for GPL-2.0+ with addendum ?
David A. Wheeler
Perhaps there's a need to treat the "license text" not as a single string, but as a set.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
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Subject: RE: SPDX ID for GPL-2.0+ with addendum ?
This look like the Guile license
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Objet : Re: SPDX ID for GPL-2.0+ with addendum ?
I ran into a number of source files which include the standard
I found more "augmented" versions of GPL-2.0+ ; some libgcc files add this clause:
In addition to the permissions in the GNU General Public License, the
Free Software Foundation gives you unlimited permission to link the
compiled version of this file into combinations with other programs,
and to distribute those combinations without any restriction coming
from the use of this file. (The General Public License restrictions
do apply in other respects; for example, they cover modification of
the file, and distribution when not linked into a combined
Others include this above addendum, and additionally this one:
As a special exception, if you link this library with files
compiled with GCC to produce an executable, this does not cause
the resulting executable to be covered by the GNU General Public License.
This exception does not however invalidate any other reasons why
the executable file might be covered by the GNU General Public License.
Is it correct to assume that we need special license tags for these two cases, too?
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