GPL3 Re: packaging
Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Wed Feb 13 11:22:09 PST 2008
Sergio Monteiro Basto wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-02-13 at 20:12 +0200, Timo Jyrinki wrote:
>> 2008/2/13, Sergio Monteiro Basto <sergio at sergiomb.no-ip.org>:
>>> I'd like see xorg under GPLv3
>> GPLv3 consideration is mainly only useful for projects that already
>> use GPL(v2). As X.org is MIT-licensed, like already stated, there's
>> nothing to discuss.
> yap sorry , for dummy question.
> but still not understand why can't use gnutar in GPLv3 ?
Sounds like a problem with the license restrictions of their OS/distro.
X.Org doesn't object to using GPLv3'd versions of gnutar, but each OS/distro
creator has to decide for themselves to accept the GPLv3 terms if they
want to include software covering it - that's their problem, not ours.
-Alan Coopersmith- alan.coopersmith at sun.com
Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering
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