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www/licenses gpl-faq.html

From: Richard M. Stallman
Subject: www/licenses gpl-faq.html
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2007 21:49:31 +0000

CVSROOT:        /webcvs/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Richard M. Stallman <rms>       07/12/15 21:49:31

Modified files:
        licenses       : gpl-faq.html 

Log message:
        (WhatDoesCompatMean): Clarify private and public implications of


Index: gpl-faq.html
RCS file: /webcvs/www/www/licenses/gpl-faq.html,v
retrieving revision 1.120
retrieving revision 1.121
diff -u -b -r1.120 -r1.121
--- gpl-faq.html        13 Dec 2007 18:32:08 -0000      1.120
+++ gpl-faq.html        15 Dec 2007 21:49:25 -0000      1.121
@@ -991,9 +991,13 @@
 you can combine code released under the other license with code
 released under the GNU GPL in one larger program.
-The GPL permits such a combination provided it is released under the
-GNU GPL.  The other license is compatible with the GPL if it permits
-this too.
+All GNU GPL versions permit such combinations privately; they also
+permit distribution of such combinations provided the combination is
+released under the same GNU GPL version.  The other license is
+compatible with the GPL if it permits this too.
+GNU GPL version 3 allows the other license to have additional
+requirements in a specific range and remain compatible.
@@ -3283,7 +3287,7 @@
     <!-- timestamp start -->
-    $Date: 2007/12/13 18:32:08 $
+    $Date: 2007/12/15 21:49:25 $
     <!-- timestamp end -->

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