XEmacs and GPLv3
dak at gnu.org
Fri Jan 11 18:16:19 EST 2008
Kean Johnston <jkj at sco.com> writes:
> Actually my preference would be to have it read "GPL V2 or later" to
> give people the opportunity to use GPL v2 which I understand, versus
> GPL v3 which I don't fully yet. If that is acceptable please consider
> this my formal permission to license it under GPL v2 or later. If you
> insist on it being "GPL v3 or later" I will need to read the new GPL
> more carefully to ensure it protects freedoms I want protected.
It is nonsensical to pretend to permit releasing "GPL v2 or later" while
barring a release as "GPL v3 or later", since "GPL v3 or later" is
covered by "GPL v2 or later".
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
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