[Maxima] maxima license clarification: "GPLv2" or "GPLv2 or later" or ??
rdieter at math.unl.edu
Fri Aug 10 06:57:43 CDT 2007
Robert Dodier wrote:
> On 8/9/07, Rex Dieter <rdieter at math.unl.edu> wrote:
>> With the GPLv3 having been recently released, could someone place clarify
>> what version(s) of the GPL applies to current release(s) of maxima?
> Rex, perhaps you can tell us what you want to do and then
> we can discuss whether that particular action is allowed
> under the license or licenses of Maxima. I think that would
> be more productive than a discussion of licensing in the abstract.
Just doing a license audit for all the packages I maintain for fedora,
that's all. Previously I had marked maxima as simply GPL, but now we're
required to include license version. Given the mix of various licensing
bits you mentioned, it would appear that marking this as GPLv2 would be
close approximation to reality.
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