[kde-community] KDE Relicensing Effort

Boudhayan Gupta me at baloneygeek.com
Sun Jul 26 22:01:21 UTC 2015


On 27 July 2015 at 01:23, David Faure <faure at kde.org> wrote:
> On Saturday 21 February 2015 11:42:52 Dominik Haumann wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> some time ago, a relicensing effort was started to allow us also using
>> the [L]GPLv3 [1]. The linked script (I just blogged about it again [2])
>> indeed helped a lot when checking Kate's source code, for instance.
>>
>> 1. Please add yourself to this script, if you have not done so.

I'm not clear about something: Doesn't gplv2+ and lgplv2+ imply gplv23
and lgplv23 respectively? What is the difference between GPLv2 or
later and GPLv2 or GPLv3?

If I mark myself as "gplv2+ lgplv2+ +eV", what rights am I not giving to KDE?

-- Boudhayan Gupta



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