Should Wine move to LGPL 3?

Steven Edwards winehacker at
Fri Jul 13 11:24:37 CDT 2007

On 7/13/07, Tomas Kuliavas <tokul at> wrote:
> Code licensed under BSD is not compatible with GPLv2. They can't include
> GPLv2 code in codebase licensed under BSD. So there is no difference
> between GPLv2 and GPLv3 for BSD people.

BSDv2 is compatible with all versions of the GPL. Very little code is
left floating around under the orginal BSD license these days.

Steven Edwards

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