(L)GPLv3 licensing dilemma: gpg stack
jan-oliver.wagner at intevation.de
Wed Aug 15 15:04:39 CEST 2007
On Donnerstag, 9. August 2007, Werner Koch wrote:
> > (1) in fedora anyway, including: basket, centericq, claws-mail, gpa, kdepim,
> > licq, mcabber, pygpgme, seahorse, sylpheed. Many of these are currently
> > GPLv2 only.
> Yeah, the Qt problem.
Qt has not a big as some of the others. For Qt there is only
a single copyright holder who can change the license in one go.
Many other tools lack "legal maintainability" and are virtually unable
to switch the license ever.
Dr. Jan-Oliver Wagner Intevation GmbH, Osnabrück
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