[arch-dev-public] licenses: GPL permutations

Paul Mattal paul at mattal.com
Wed Apr 2 10:35:18 EDT 2008

Jan de Groot wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-03-30 at 10:24 -0400, Paul Mattal wrote:
>> Roman Kyrylych wrote:
>>> This issue was discussed in past
>>> (I'm lazy to search for exact thread(s), sorry).
>>> The current scheme is:
>>> GPL - GPLv2 "or, at your opinion, any later version"
>>> GPL2 - GPL2 only (e.g. Linux kernel)
>>> GPL3 - GPL3 "or, at your opinion, any later version"
>>> I don't know of a single project with GPLv1 or GPLv3-only license.
>> Thanks for the info. I've updated the Arch Packaging Standards to 
>> reflect that convention. If anyone disagrees, please chime in.
>> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Arch_Packaging_Standards
>> - P
> This is also valid for LGPL, as there's a v3 version of that also now.

Thanks, Jan. I've updated the Packaging Standards page to reflect 
that, too.

- P


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