Re: License List v1.6 - uploaded
On 2011-02-02 21:21, Jilayne Lovejoy wrote:
One remaining thing that Debian caught hereimho we should have support for both GPL and LGPL there.
Note that I think that the + there is misleading. its means "or later" elsewhere and here it means "any version". I would rather go with GPL and LGPL than GPL+ and LGPL+
See comment below.
Seems to me this scenario would essentially be the same as the oldest
In this situation, the SPDX file creator couldI would disagree. The GPL and LGPL are very clear there:
In the GPL 2.0 for instance:
"9. [...] If the Program does not specify a version number of this License, you may choose any version ever published by the Free Software Foundation."
There is no determination of facts that can be done. There is a choice. The earliest copyright would not be a relevant fact but rather your interpretation.
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