Re: Dual-Licensing Linux Kernel with GPL V2 and GPL V3

From: Dmitry Torokhov
Date: Fri Jun 15 2007 - 08:52:18 EST

On 6/15/07, Bernd Paysan <bernd.paysan@xxxxxx> wrote:
On Friday 15 June 2007 13:49, Paulo Marques wrote:

> No, it is not "any version". It is the license specified in COPYING and
> nothing else.

COPYING says in section 9 that there may be other versions, and if you as
author don't specify the version, it's "any version".

Please read this sentence over and over until it sinks:

"If the Program specifies a version number of this License which
applies to it and "any later version", you have the option of
following the terms and conditions
either of that version or of any later version published by the Free
Software Foundation."

Pay most attention to this part "If the Program specifies xxx and "any
later version"", especially word "specifies".

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