GIMP vs. poppler licensing, was: So you want to test an unstable GIMP...

Nils Philippsen nils at
Mon Sep 5 07:37:16 UTC 2011

On Sat, 2011-09-03 at 23:17 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Nils Philippsen wrote:
> > Legal question: is it better to put this in its own subpackage to be
> > able to specify this individual license, or would GIMP better have
> > "GPLv3+ and LGPLv3+ and (GPLv2 or GPLv3)" as its license?
> Not an actual answer to your question, but wouldn't the license of the PDF 
> plugin be GPLv3 only rather than (GPLv2 or GPLv3), considering that GIMP is 
> GPLv3+?

Yes, indeed it would.

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