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According to Corinna Vinschen on 7/2/2007 12:04 PM:
> In the meantime, as long as the GPLv3 is not OSI certified (which
> shouldn't take long), Red Hat will not enforce the GPLv2-only state of
> Cygwin on the back of GPLv3 packages. So, tar 1.18 can stay in the
> distro if Eric trusts Red Hat not to sue him. The same applies to
> every other maintainer of every other package which goes v3.
OK, I'm putting some (hopefully well-founded) trust in Red Hat, as well as
in the OSI certification process. Thanks for the clarification; I'll
leave tar 1.18 available for download, in spite of its current (but
temporary) legal status.
Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!
Eric Blake email@example.com
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