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Re: [gNewSense-users] KFV question no licence or author

From: Peter and Jesse
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] KFV question no licence or author
Date: Fri, 04 Apr 2008 12:14:06 -0700

> It seems that we do *not* have to ask the author at all, since he has
> already granted us the choice(*), and we choose GPLv2 to be compatible
> with the Torvald's choice for the larger work.  Now if we wanted to
> distribute such a file as GPLv3, then I would ask the author, because we
> can only assume that he had the Linux kernel in mind when he used that
> language.
> (*) Text found in all three versions of the GPL:
> "If the Program does not specify a version number of this License, you
> may choose any version ever published by the Free Software Foundation."
Is this going to be our official practice? If so, we should change the
DocumentingYourWork site and maybe add it as an option in the kfv.el

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