Newbie Port Creator Questions
vincent-opdarw at vinc17.org
Mon Sep 3 18:53:32 PDT 2007
On 2007-09-04 00:38:15 +0200, Rainer Müller wrote:
> GPLv2 is not necessarily incompatible with GPLv3.
> GPL lets the original author choose how new versions apply to the
> software. See paragraph 9 of the GPLv2 .
> | Each version is given a distinguishing version number. If the Program
> | specifies a version number of this License which applies to it and "any
> | later version", you have the option of following the terms and conditions
> | either of that version or of any later version published by the Free
> | Software Foundation.
If you choose "or any later version", this is no longer GPLv2 (which
means GPL version 2 only), but GPLv2+ (with the more-or-less official
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