[Fedora-legal-list] GIMP vs. poppler licensing, was: So you want to test an unstable GIMP...

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at math.uh.edu
Thu Sep 1 20:17:06 UTC 2011

>>>>> "NP" == Nils Philippsen <nils at redhat.com> writes:

NP> Legal question: is it better to put this in its own subpackage to be
NP> able to specify this individual license, or would GIMP better have
NP> "GPLv3+ and LGPLv3+ and (GPLv2 or GPLv3)" as its license?

This is covered by

Basically, you are encouraged to separate differently licensed pieces of
code into subpackages with different licensing.  However, it is
sufficient to simply indicate all of the licenses in the License: tag
and include an explanation of which files in the binary package are
under which license.  (Various methods for doing this are given in the
URL above.)

 - J<

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