License option

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Wed Jan 13 15:47:30 PST 2010

On Jan 13, 2010, at 17:35, Joshua Root wrote:

> On 2010-1-14 10:29 , Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> As far as I can tell, the distinction then is between "this version or any later version" or "this version or any later or earlier version." (I restored my full quote above which I believe says this, though IANAL.) I don't see any option that means "this version and no other version". Is that your interpretation as well? And do we really need to distinguish between those cases in the portfiles? If so, I have to review all my portfiles, and other maintainers who were not aware of the distinction would have to also.
> The rather straightforward third option is to specify a version but not
> say "or any later version", in which case neither of these sentences
> applies.

That sounds surprisingly reasonable. :) I'll check my ports.

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