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Re: RFH: GPLv3
Robert Dewar wrote:
Nicholas Nethercote wrote:
One way to view it: the license is a feature. Therefore changing the
license is changing a feature. Therefore what was going to be 4.2.2
should become 4.3.0.
I certainly agree that the license is a feature, and a pretty
important one for many users.
There's a saying "if you call a dog's tail a leg, how many legs
does a dog have. Four. Calling its tail a leg doesn't make it one."
Version numbers have been based on binary compatibility
and interoperability between versions.
Saying that license is an interoperability issue doesn't make it one.
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