[aur-general] Licenses, GPL3 only

Ronald van Haren pressh at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 07:29:09 EDT 2010

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 1:25 PM, Philipp Überbacher
<hollunder at lavabit.com> wrote:
> Excerpts from Roberto Alsina's message of 2010-08-26 13:16:05 +0200:
>> On Thursday 26 August 2010 08:12:23 Ronald van Haren wrote:
>> > My second point was that we don't know what the future will bring.
>> > Will new applications being licensed under GPL2 or later, GPL3 or
>> > later, GPL4, GPL4 or later... there are lots of options. There are
>> > lots of possibilities and I'm wondering if it is at all feasible to
>> > create a naming scheme which will fit all.
>> Sure:
>> GPL2
>> GPL2+
>> GPL3
>> GPL3+
>> etc.
> That's what I'd be in favor of. I'm not sure the '+' is the best way,
> because it has other meanings than 'any later' as well.

I missed the bloody obvious.... :lol:

>> For convenience, you may want to make GPL the equivalent of GPL2+
> I think that's not convenient but confusing.
> --

Even with setting GPL to GPL2+, it is a lot of work. I don't even want
to think about the amount of work it creates not doing so...
Not sure if it is really worth the effort at this point.


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