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[Bug-gnulib] Re: licenses again

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: [Bug-gnulib] Re: licenses again
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 17:10:36 +0200
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Bruno Haible <address@hidden> writes:

> In the end, any sizable contribution to gnulib has to be assigned to the FSF,
> and once the contributor has submitted his copyright assignments, it doesn't
> matter legally whether the intention was to contribute under GPL or LGPL 
> license.

But then FSF would have to agree to license the work under LGPL,
right?  It seems this might be the problem.  Or maybe FSF do agree to
do this implicitly, because gnulib-tool will essentially relicense the
packages that may be licensed under LGPL.

> Your README patch is good, thanks. I've committed it.


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