[kde-community] Tupi: Open 2D Magic

Gustav González xtingray at gmail.com
Wed Jun 26 01:43:08 UTC 2013


Just to be sure, this is the content I should include in the new COPYING
file
of Tupi: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html

Right?



2013/6/25 Boudewijn Rempt <boud at valdyas.org>

> 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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