Re: relicensing to GPLv3-family of licenses (was Re: Distribution Naming System)

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    Some libraries such as GLib and GTK+ are licensed under the 
    LGPLv2-or-later, not LGPLv2.1. Is it possible to migrate to the dual 
    license (GPLv2-only|LGPLv3-or-later) ?

It should be possible, because (1) LGPLv2 provides for relicensing to
GPLv2, and (2) LGPLv3-or-later is a subset of LGPLv2-or-later.

    And if I understand correctly, the applications under the GPLv2-or-later 
    can easily migrate to the GPLv3-or-later regardless of the library 
    licences (LGPLv2, LGPLv2.1 or LGPLv3).


    To move things forward, the best is probably to create a GNOME goal:

Can you help me do this, Sebastian?

Dr Richard Stallman
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