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|0003308||Doomseeker||[All Projects] Suggestion||public||2017-10-22 21:13||2017-10-23 12:50|
|Status||closed||Resolution||no change required|
|Target Version||1.2||Fixed in Version|
|Summary||0003308: Include a copy of the GNU GPL license, regardless of release under the GNU LGPL|
Quote from The GNU Project
Quote from The GNU Project
Can I, please? The intent is GPLv2 text.
|Steps To Reproduce|
|Additional Information||https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-howto.en.html [^]|
|Attached Files||0001-include-gplv2-license.patch [^] (19,548 bytes) 2017-10-22 21:43 [Show Content]|
|Proposed patch attached.|
|I'll hold this off until 0003295 is resolved, because of Windows installs.|
edited on: 2017-10-22 22:20
I'm going to refrain from doing this change after all, because the LGPLv2.1 license text is the full license. Only the LGPLv3 license (being a "slim" license) requires having a copy of GPLv3 handy, to understand what exceptions are being granted.
Actually, I can't decide for myself.
The LGPLv2.1 still talks a lot about "ordinary General Public License". Should we do it anyway, as courtesy?
If we go back in time to when LGPLv2.1 was current they said to put the LGPL in COPYING and no mention of including the GPL:https://web.archive.org/web/20070428002817/http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-howto.html [^]
I don't really see a point in distributing an extraneous license file and it's not like there aren't a million other places that one can get it if they really want it.
This also addresses the file name debate in 0003295.
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|2017-10-22 21:13||WubTheCaptain||New Issue|
|2017-10-22 21:13||WubTheCaptain||Status||new => assigned|
|2017-10-22 21:13||WubTheCaptain||Assigned To||=> WubTheCaptain|
|2017-10-22 21:14||WubTheCaptain||Status||assigned => new|
|2017-10-22 21:17||WubTheCaptain||Status||new => assigned|
|2017-10-22 21:17||WubTheCaptain||Steps to Reproduce Updated||View Revisions|
|2017-10-22 21:17||WubTheCaptain||Status||assigned => feedback|
|2017-10-22 21:18||WubTheCaptain||Status||feedback => new|
|2017-10-22 21:21||WubTheCaptain||Relationship added||related to 0003295|
|2017-10-22 21:43||WubTheCaptain||File Added: 0001-include-gplv2-license.patch|
|2017-10-22 21:43||WubTheCaptain||Note Added: 0018604|
|2017-10-22 21:43||WubTheCaptain||Status||new => needs review|
|2017-10-22 21:57||WubTheCaptain||Note Added: 0018606|
|2017-10-22 21:57||WubTheCaptain||Status||needs review => assigned|
|2017-10-22 22:19||WubTheCaptain||Note Added: 0018607|
|2017-10-22 22:19||WubTheCaptain||Status||assigned => closed|
|2017-10-22 22:19||WubTheCaptain||Resolution||open => no change required|
|2017-10-22 22:20||WubTheCaptain||Note Edited: 0018607||View Revisions|
|2017-10-22 22:36||WubTheCaptain||Note Added: 0018610|
|2017-10-22 22:36||WubTheCaptain||Status||closed => feedback|
|2017-10-22 22:36||WubTheCaptain||Resolution||no change required => reopened|
|2017-10-23 04:15||Blzut3||Note Added: 0018616|
|2017-10-23 12:50||WubTheCaptain||Status||feedback => closed|
|2017-10-23 12:50||WubTheCaptain||Resolution||reopened => no change required|
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