[arch-dev-public] GPL2 -> GPL3 license changes in packages

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 15:14:58 EST 2007

On Nov 8, 2007 1:24 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 8, 2007 9:39 AM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Why on earth are we bikeshedding everything these days? We won't have
> > to worry about a GPL4 for at least 5 years... And when that time
> > comes, GPL3 will switch to being *just* GPL3, and GPL4 will be "GPL4
> > or later".
> Agreed. Seeing as Dan is our resident license package guy (he did all
> the fixups and whatnot), I'm inclined to trust his judgment here.
> Lets go with what Dan proposed, which is the following:
> GPL  means GPL2 or later
> GPL1  means GPL1
> GPL2  means GPL2
> GPL3  means GPL3 or later
> Is this correct Dan?

Yep. (We have no GPL1 packages that I know of either, I'm not sure why
that ever even got brought into the mix)


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