Python Cannot be Killed

Greg Ewing (using g2h5dqi002 at
Wed Jun 18 04:44:23 CEST 2003

Alexander Schmolck wrote:
> Thanks for the link. So while this is not mandatory, you are still strongly
> encouraged to use the GPL in a way that requires a bit of faith in the
> continued well-intent of the FSF.

No. If the FSF produces a new version of the license,
it doesn't retroactively change anything. If you licensed
your software using "version 2 or later", and the FSF comes
out with version 3, your users still have the option of
considering themselves bound by version 2, and this will
always be true regardless of what the FSF do in the

Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,	
Christchurch, New Zealand

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