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From Niclas Hedhman <nic...@hedhman.org>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (LEGAL-48) Legal category for GPLv3 license
Date Thu, 23 Apr 2009 05:40:54 GMT
On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 1:03 AM, Lawrence Rosen <lrosen@rosenlaw.com> wrote:
> This is an identical issue for both GPLv2 and GPLv3.

Good summary; Additionally, it has been the FSF that has maintained
that the GPLv2 is incompatible with the Apache License ver 2.0 (but
not ver 1.x) in both directions, i.e. ALv2 works can not be included
into GPLv2 works. IIRC, it was some obscure patent submarining and
litigation scenario that could render the downstream user without the
rights FSF is trying to protect.


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