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Re: By the way - was Re: Change from BSDL to GPL?
> Since we are discussing licencing, what's up about GPL v3? "Do we"
> (well, I write "we" to refer to the NetBSD project as a whole, even
> if I am conscious to be less than even a gluon-sized particule of it)
> accept it or not? What about GCC and its (potential) replacement?
I don't know about NetBSD, but I certainly do not consider the GPLv3
acceptable, and won't use GPLv3ed code even if that means freezing my
NetBSD participation. I simply can't tell whether a contemplated use
of covered code is permitted, even something as simple as compiling
source and running the result - which I consider unacceptable in a
copyright license. (I suspect that particular case is permitted, but
my reasons for thinking so are not based on the license itself.)
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