Bug 604010 - incompletely specified license
incompletely specified license
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: hyphen-sv (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Caolan McNamara
QE Internationalization Bugs
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Reported: 2010-06-15 03:18 EDT by David Tardon
Modified: 2010-10-18 13:00 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: hyphen-sv-1.00.1-5.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-06-22 10:53:35 EDT
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add GPL (414 bytes, application/octet-stream)
2010-06-15 03:18 EDT, David Tardon
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Description David Tardon 2010-06-15 03:18:22 EDT
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+.

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Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-15 03:33:11 EDT
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 04:10:48 EDT
"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 10:53:35 EDT
$ rpm -q hyphen-sv
$ rpm -qi hyphen-sv|grep License
Size        : 64969                            License: GPLv2+ or LGPLv2+

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