[sword-devel] Releasing application under sword GNU public license
chrislit at crosswire.org
Wed Sep 19 12:07:48 MST 2007
Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
> Manu Mital wrote:
>> I can change that to Version 2 if you like. Either case is okay with me.
> Either way, just to clarify, SWORD is licensed under version 2. We do
> not add the common "or later" clause. It seems odd to me that so many
> projects effectively give GNU the right to license their software under
> whatever future terms they want. 3 is still fairly controversial and
> we've been happy with 2 for many years, so for now we're still version 2
> (if that helps any).
Since GPL2 and GPL3 are not compatible, anything built off of Sword
would have to be GPL2.
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