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Re: Licensing guidelines changes



On Fri, 3 Aug 2007 17:00:02 -0800
"Jeff Spaleta" <jspaleta gmail com> wrote:

> On 8/2/07, Tom spot Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> wrote:
> > The GPL/LGPL "or any later version" clause is _only_ activated when
> > upstream puts it in the source code or attached documentation, so
> > if you can't find it outside of COPYING, it doesn't apply.
> 
> 
> Okay If some source files have the "or later" clause and some state
> GPLv2 explicitly. Is the appropriate tag for the package then GPLv2
> and GPLv2+ ?

No.  It's GPLv2.  The package as a whole is distributed under the more
strict of the two in that case.

josh


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