(L)GPLv3 licensing dilemma: gpg stack

Albert Chin gnupg-devel at mlists.thewrittenword.com
Fri Aug 10 16:01:18 CEST 2007

On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 07:37:35PM +0200, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Thu,  9 Aug 2007 13:34, rdieter at math.unl.edu said:
> > gpgme-1.1.5 is LGPLv2.  Fortunately, the LGPLv2 allows one to relicense code
> > under any version of the GPL since GPLv2.  So, distributing it as GPLv3
> > looks ok.  But... as there are many apps out there that currently link
> We will stick to LGPLv2+ for gpgme.  So there is no problem; the assuan
> copy in libgpgme is also still LGPLv2.

gpgme-1.1.5/assuan/*.c is LGPLv2+.

albert chin (china at thewrittenword.com)

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