[Box Backup] Box Backup licensing

Chris Wilson chris at qwirx.com
Fri Jan 22 08:16:27 GMT 2010


Hi Martin,

On Fri, 22 Jan 2010, Martin Ebourne wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-01-22 at 09:00 +0100, Chris Wilson wrote:
>>
>> Regarding GPL version: Sorry for not thinking about this earlier. While 
>> I would consider GPLv3, I'd prefer not to make it incompatible with 
>> GPLv2 projects, including Boxi, so I'm going with GPLv2 for now.
>
> I would suggest the GPL v2 or later standard wording, rather than GPL v2 
> only. This would make later re-licensing to GPL v3 easier if the 
> maintainers desired. It also gives wider compatibility if combining code 
> with other open source projects.

Sorry, yes, it was my intention to allow use under later versions. I 
thought that the option to use a later version was an integral part of the 
GPLv2 :)

Cheers, Chris.
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