[arch-dev-public] licenses: GPL permutations
Jan de Groot
jan at jgc.homeip.net
Sun Mar 30 10:35:05 EDT 2008
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.
> - P
This is also valid for LGPL, as there's a v3 version of that also now.
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