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Re: [DS-discuss]long time no demo?

From: Raman.P
Subject: Re: [DS-discuss]long time no demo?
Date: Wed, 28 May 2003 08:02:24 +0100 (BST)

 --- M K Saravanan <address@hidden> wrote: >
> > 
> > It is like GPL licence. Many would not have
> noticed
> > that there is small catch which says 'optionally
> any
> > future version of GPL as published by FSF'.
> To apply a particular version of the license to a
> software is entirely in
> author's hand.  For e.g. the linux kernel COPYING
> file clearly says this:
> ======
> [...]
> 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.
>                         Linus Torvalds
> [...]
> ======
> -- mks --

If you look at softwares released under gpl many
authors do not seem to be noticing this aspect. Linus
being cautious, took note and clearly stated. Not
many, notice this, I sure in this list or lugs many
may not be even aware of this. 


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