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Re: CVS update: subversion/subversion/libsvn_client add.c apply_edits.c checkout.c client.h commit.c delete.c status.c update.c

From: Jonathan S. Shapiro <shap_at_cs.jhu.edu>
Date: 2000-11-23 00:23:34 CET

A point of clarification:

Because users can always continue to use an older license, it is only
possible under this scheme for terms to become more liberal as new
licenses are created.

Jonathan

Karl Fogel wrote:
>
> Once you've released code under a particular license, no one can take
> those terms away. However, you can give people the *option* of using
> your code under a different license, or not (that's the "this version
> X, or any later version" clause).
>
> ...But it
> does give CollabNet the ability to retroactively rerelease things
> under even more liberal terms in the future.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:15 2006

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