[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] licenses: GPL permutations
timm at preetz.us
Mon Mar 31 08:24:46 EDT 2008
On Sun, 2008-03-30 at 14:53 -0400, Loui wrote:
> > Loui <louipc.ist at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > "Roman Kyrylych" <roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > GPL2 "or, at your opinion, any later version" is not the same as
> > > > only + GPL3 or later. ;)
> > > >
> > >
> > > Can you explain why they are not the same? I don't quite
> > > understand why that doesn't work. Thanks.
> > >
> Your link doesn't do anything to explain why (GPL2 or later, GPL3)
> is practically any different than (GPL2, GPL3)
> Am I missing anything? Please let me know.
I think, what Roman states (and what is right as far as I know), is that
(GPL2+) != (GPL2, GPL3+).
That's all I guess.
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