Re: Relicensing Nautilus to GPLv3+

On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 9:20 AM, Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> wrote:
If nautilus is GPLv3+, that means we can't link it against GPLv2-only
or LGPLv2-only libraries in the extensions. I'm also not opening the
can of worms that is non-GPL-compatible dependencies of extensions
(such as proprietary, or patent-encumbered GStreamer plugins), because
that's an existing problem.

What's the end goal for relicensing? What problems do the current
license cause that require a relicense?


Sounds like the license is already GPLv3+, since it uses GPLv3+ source files, and the existing GPLv2+ notices are incorrect or misleading.


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