[kde-community] Tupi: Open 2D Magic

Boudewijn Rempt boud at valdyas.org
Tue Jun 25 19:07:53 UTC 2013


Looks pretty good -- nothing should prevent GPLv2+ then! And that would be very awesome :-)


On Tuesday 25 June 2013 Jun 12:35:48 Gustav González wrote:

> >
> > With a quick glance at the KTooN codebase, I made the following
> > observation:
> >
> >
> >
> > The KTooN commits from 2010-05-15 11:48 and 11:49 with message "Updating
> > license version from source code -> GPL 3" changed the license from "GPL v2
> > or any later version" to "GPL v3 or any later version".
> >
> >
> >
> > (Please correct me if I am wrong, the commits change about 1000 lines and
> > I did not check every change!)
> >
> >
> >
> > From my POV you have two options. Both include first asking _every_
> > commiter following up the license change commits in a documented way if
> > they allow changing the license to "GPL v2 or any later version". After you
> > received their approvals you can:
> >
> >
> >
> > Either
> >
> > * revert the two license change commits
> >
> > * do a rebase of all following commits
> >
> > * change newly introduced licenses
> >
> >
> >
> > Or
> >
> > * revert the license change commits and perform relicensing at once.
> >
> >
> >
> > I see no need to contact Monica about that issue, since all approvals that
> > are necessary for doing the relicensing are from individual commiters (who
> > commited after the relicense in 2010, as far as I understood).
> >
> >
> >
> > Greetings,
> >
> > Andreas
> >
> 
> Hello there,
> 
> It seems you are right, yesterday I was talking to a friend who has a wide
> knowledge of the GPL licenses and he told me
> the same. I just need the approval from all the developers who made
> contributions between the moment I changed the license
> of Tupi from GPL v2 to v3 and the present.
> 
> If you take a look at the old KTooN repository, you will find out that the
> only user who made commits to the project from 2010,
> even before the change of license, was me (xtingray):
> 
> http://svn.berlios.de/viewvc/ktoon/
> 
> About the repository of Tupi, you will be able to confirm that only
> Cristian Cepeda (he helped me to fix some .pro files
> to make possible the compilation of Tupi in OSX) and me were working on the
> code:
> 
> https://github.com/xtingray/tupi/commits/master?page=20
> 
> About Cristian, I already contacted him and this was his answer:
> 
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Cristian David Cepeda Piscal <cristiandavid.cepeda at gmail.com>
> Date: 2013/6/25
> Subject: Re: Question about Tupi license
> To: Gustav González <xtingray at gmail.com>
> 
> Hello Gustavo,
> 
> About the Tupi relicensing.
> 
> I absolutely agree with the change of license, even more when it will help
> to spread the word about your project and to make it part of something so
> great as the KDE project. I have no objections. Do it!
> 
> 
-- 
Boudewijn Rempt
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