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Re: RFH: GPLv3


Ian Lance Taylor <iant@google.com> writes:

[...]
> My personal preference would be to acknowledge that for our users
> there is no significant difference between GPLv2 and GPLv3.  And we
> should acknowledge that people backporting patches from later releases
> are already going to have to relicense to GPLv3.  Therefore, we should
> simply change gcc 4.2.2 to be GPLv3.  This is a lot of churn on the
> branch, and I wish it were unnecessary, but presumably the FSF
> requires it.  I think that choice is the lesser evil.

Strongly agreed!

Personally, I think that bumping version number is the worst possible solution
of all proposed.


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