RFH: GPLv3

Brooks Moses brooks.moses@codesourcery.com
Thu Jul 12 17:21:00 GMT 2007


Diego Novillo wrote:
> On 7/12/07 11:43 AM, Richard Kenner wrote:
>>> My personal preference would be to acknowledge that for our users
>>> there is no significant difference between GPLv2 and GPLv3. 
>> I agree with this.  I think renaming 4.2.2 to 4.3.3 will result in
>> lots of unnecessary confusion.
>>
> Likewise.  As was suggested on IRC, we could append a letter to the
> version number (say 4.2.2G) or something distinctive, but don't skip
> version numbers in such an odd way.

I would very much agree with this, if it's possible.  4.2.2_GPLv3, perhaps?

This would also allow another release or two from the 4.1 branch, rather 
than making the decision to close it prematurely for notational reasons.

- Brooks



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