[FFmpeg-devel] GPL version matter

Måns Rullgård mans
Sat Jun 30 23:37:10 CEST 2007

Uoti Urpala <uoti.urpala at pp1.inet.fi> writes:

> On Sat, 2007-06-30 at 22:19 +0200, Christophe GISQUET wrote:
>> Indeed I missed it, thinking 2.1 was a matter of phraseology. I
>> generally don't make my choices on absolute confidence in a sunny
>> future, or more tersely, that I will like any GPL versions coming out
>> any day.
>> > so even without the "(at your option) any later version."
>> > anyone can take your LGPL 2.1 code and change it to GPL 12.3.4
>> Then let my obvious question after that obvious correction be:
>> Are contributions under the strictly version 2 GPL accepted?
> Given that GPL 3 has already been released and is no longer an unknown
> "any GPL version coming out any day", do you explicitly want to forbid
> use under it?

There are parts of the new GPL3 that I'm not really comfortable with.
That said, I'm not usually the one to let philosophical/political
matters get in the way of things.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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