[aur-general] Licenses, GPL3 only

Alexander Duscheleit jinks at archlinux.us
Thu Aug 26 13:57:35 EDT 2010

On Thu, 26 Aug 2010 13:18:30 +0200
Philipp Überbacher <hollunder at lavabit.com> wrote:
> Besides that, I think it's future proof.
> One issue though is that the meaning of:
> ('GPL2' 'GPL3')
> isn't the same as:
> 'GPL2 or later'
> It only is practically the same because there's nothing beyond GPL3
> yet.

Just out of curiosity...

Supposed, there is a GPL4 around at some time in the future.
Now, if I receive some software under the terms of "GPL2 or later",
would it be in my right, to redistribute said software under "GPL3
only" as opposed to "GPL3 or later"?

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