Re: Move to LGPL3

On Sat, 2008-03-15 at 21:43 +0100, Christian Persch wrote:

> Am Samstag, den 15.03.2008, 21:09 +0100 schrieb Jean Bréfort:
> > Hmm, and what will happen to applications using at least one GPLv2-only
> > libraries?
> This might indeed pose a problem, though I'm not sure how major it is. I
> have to admit that it is however not a theoretical problem, since we
> just found out that we do depend on one such library in Gnome: evince
> uses libpoppler which is a fork of Xpdf, and it is GPL version 2 only.

Maybe it is good to start the relicensing process for (L)GPLv2-only to
(L)GPLv2+. After all, that's the way the GPL is written. An please donc
make the option of v3-only like KDE did. It is not practical.

I totally agree about moving to v3, but don't put the cart before the
horses :-)


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