GPL "v2 or later" may prevent merging back modifications? in practice, yes
Posted Oct 2, 2006 16:38 UTC (Mon) by stevenj
In reply to: GPL "v2 or later" may prevent merging back modifications? in practice, yes
Parent article: Busy busy busybox
He said: "their worst fears about the 'or later' clause".
Yup. And this is hyperbole...one can come up with much worse fears, as I pointed out at the end of my message; you're the one who is misreading what I wrote. If your "worst fear" about "or later version" permissions is that the FSF will add restrictions (regarding DRM or patents) you don't like, then your doomsday scenario is pretty tame—you can always stick with v2. The FSF cannot force you to add restrictions you do not want.
PS. I'm not going to take the bait and get into an ad hominem pissing contest with you. Please try to stick to rational arguments.
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