Re: GPLv3 Position Statement

From: Sean
Date: Fri Sep 29 2006 - 18:05:36 EST

On Sat, 30 Sep 2006 07:46:25 +1000
tridge@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

> So when I saw Linus advocating forking programs that are currently "v2
> or later" and making them "v2 only", then I asked that he clarify to
> ensure that the major contributors to the project be consulted before
> doing that. Whether it is legal is beside the point - it is good
> manners to follow the ground rules of the people who write the code.

Did Linus say that? All I saw him say was if the FSF changes the
license to GPL v3 on code which they hold copyright, then people
should maintain a GPL v2 fork.

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