[arch-dev-public] GPL v3

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Wed Jul 11 01:20:05 EDT 2007

On Wed, Jul 11, 2007 at 12:02:53AM -0400, Dan McGee wrote:
> Since some software we are going to package soon will be released
> under GPL v3 instead of GPL v2 or later, should we add this license as
> a separate one named "GPLv3" in the licenses package and begin using
> this in the license field? This seems like the easiest solution to me,
> rather than go back and change every occurrence of GPL to GPLv2.
> Thoughts? This isn't a very extreme change, but something that we need
> to consider and I didn't want to make the change without a bit of
> feedback first.

That was the original plan.  I believe they wanted to call it GPL3 though,
not GPLv3 ;o)

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