FSF is creating a problem that never existed!
Posted Oct 24, 2006 22:34 UTC (Tue) by landley
In reply to: FSF is creating a problem that never existed!
Parent article: Busy busy busybox
> Firstly, keep in mind that the "or any later" language has always been
Actually, you have to go out of your way to opt out. The last sentence
of section 9:
> If the Program does not specify a version number of this License, you
> may choose any version ever published by the Free Software Foundation.
So if you just said "This is GPL" when GPLv2 was the law of the land, the
FSF gets to arbitrarily relicense it because you didn't go out of your
way to say they couldn't.
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