Re: interesting variant of the GPL


Kim Weins
 

Interesting. This would get handled as a "non-standard" license for now.

Kim

On Fri 1/28/11 5:43 AM, "D M German" <dmg@...> wrote:



Armijn called my attention to the following license (part of Amarok):
Notice how the "upgrade" option allows for licenses other than the FSF
approved,

hence this file is not GPLv2+ only, but GPLv2+(according to FSF and KDE)


* This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under *
* the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free
Software *
* Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) version 3
or *
* any later version accepted by the membership of KDE e.V. (or its successor
approved *
* by the membership of KDE e.V.), which shall act as a proxy defined in
Section 14 of *
* version 3 of the license.
*





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