every other major copyleft *forces* you to allow later license versions
Posted Oct 2, 2006 17:03 UTC (Mon) by mrfredsmoothie
In reply to: every other major copyleft *forces* you to allow later license versions
Parent article: Busy busy busybox
Alice, on the other hand,
can _not_ merge modifications from both sources - result will not
be legally distributable at all.
Right. Alice will have to (gasp!) talk to Carol and ask her to grant permission to license her changes under "v2 or later" terms.
Seriously, there's a lot of hyper-ventilating going on here. I admit that for *very* large projects with hundreds or more contributors, this *might* turn out to be a real problem, but it might end up being Son of Y2K, too.
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