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Where was the original violation that kicked in GPLv2 Section 4?

Where was the original violation that kicked in GPLv2 Section 4?

Posted Aug 16, 2011 6:17 UTC (Tue) by rusty (subscriber, #26)
In reply to: Where was the original violation that kicked in GPLv2 Section 4? by cmccabe
Parent article: Android and the GPLv2 death penalty

> Also note that the only valid version of the GPL as far as the kernel
> is concerned is _this_ particular version of the license (ie v2, not
> v2.2 or v3.x or whatever), unless explicitly otherwise stated.

Indeed, but there *are* places where "or later" is explicitly stated. It would be a major PITA to relicense to anything, but GPLv3 would be slightly easier for that reason.

Cheers,
Rusty.


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