bugLibreJS - Bugs: bug #52636, For GPL-like: change identifiers...


bug #52636: For GPL-like: change identifiers from GPL-X.Y to GPL-X.Y+; define new "-only" variants

Submitted by:  Adonay Felipe Nogueira <adfeno>
Submitted on:  Mon 11 Dec 2017 02:15:30 AM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: Need Info
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Fri 23 Feb 2018 03:56:54 AM UTC, comment #1:

note that libreJS v0.7 is a nearly total re-write; so this issue very likely refers to only one of them

can you specify which version of libreJS this behavior applies to?

if this behavior is seen using libreJS v0.6, could you try libreJS v0.7 on a firefox derivative >= v57 to see if the same issue still exists?

bill-auger <bill_auger>
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Mon 11 Dec 2017 02:15:30 AM UTC, original submission:

Currently, the identifiers for GNU GPL (and also for AGPL and LGPL) assume that the copyright holder will only use the "-only" versions of the licenses, however, the licenseFragments say otherwise (that is: they currently match the "-or-later" variants).

One must also note that according to SPDX, "+" is now an operator, not part of the license identity.

As for the licenseFragments matching, one way to use the same license entry would be to allow the fragments to carry JavaScript regular expression patterns and use something similar to this:

Adonay Felipe Nogueira <adfeno>


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