NetSurf licensing

Darren Salt ds at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Sat Jul 7 22:34:19 BST 2007


I demand that John-Mark Bell may or may not have written...

> On Sat, 7 Jul 2007, Darren Salt wrote:
>> I demand that John-Mark Bell may or may not have written...
>> [snip]
>>> Given the above, I propose the following:
>>>    1) Formalise GPL version 2 as being the GPL version which NetSurf is
>>>       licensed under. This may be found at
>>>       http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html
>> v2 or later.

> Thanks for this. Can you please clarify your position with regards to the
> "or later" clause? Which of options 1 or 2 in the linked email match your
> position?

"either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version".

I see no reason to deny linking against GPLv3 libraries; equally, I see no
reason not to use GPLv2.

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