Bug 604010 - incompletely specified license
Summary: incompletely specified license
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: hyphen-sv
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Caolan McNamara
QA Contact: QE Internationalization Bugs
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-06-15 07:18 UTC by David Tardon
Modified: 2010-10-18 17:00 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-06-22 14:53:35 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
add GPL (414 bytes, application/octet-stream)
2010-06-15 07:18 UTC, David Tardon
no flags Details

Description David Tardon 2010-06-15 07:18:22 UTC
Created attachment 424055 [details]
add GPL

Description of problem:
README_sv_SE.txt says that the project is released under GPL 2 or later or LGPL 2.1 or later, but we only have LGPLv2+.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-15 07:33:11 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 3 Caolan McNamara 2010-06-15 08:10:48 UTC
"LGPLv2.1 gives you permission to relicense the code under any version of the GPL since GPLv2", so its sort of a tautology to say that something released under LGPLv2+ can also be placed under GPLv2+. Though its common in firefox-land to explicitly state "LGPLv2+ or GPLv2+". Can't hurt anyway, seeing as it was explicitly stated in the README, we might as well explicitly state it in the Licence

Comment 4 Caolan McNamara 2010-06-22 14:53:35 UTC
$ rpm -q hyphen-sv
$ rpm -qi hyphen-sv|grep License
Size        : 64969                            License: GPLv2+ or LGPLv2+

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