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Re: [Nano-devel] updates, and relicensing questions...

From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] updates, and relicensing questions...
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2007 02:56:57 -0400
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On Tuesday 07 August 2007, Jordi Mallach wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 06, 2007 at 09:05:01PM -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > since David is doing the work, he is free to do whatever he wants.
> > make a fix and whatever branch it gets added to, it uses the license
> > of that code base.
> Well, I'm giving my opinion here, not telling anyone what to do.
> If I do a fix for Debian's 2.0.x and then David uses it in HEAD, we're
> then adding GPLv2 to a GPLv3-only tree. That, from my POV, is all but
> desirable.

nano is released under GPLv2 or later ... that means any change posted to the 
2.0.x branch is free to be posted to a HEAD branch with GPLv3

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