Re: [PATCH v7 1/6] fieldbus_dev: add Fieldbus Device subsystem.
From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Mar 01 2019 - 09:24:42 EST
On Fri, Mar 01, 2019 at 02:34:56PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> +
> > > >> +MODULE_AUTHOR("Sven Van Asbroeck <TheSven73@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>");
> > > >> +MODULE_AUTHOR("Jonathan Stiles <jonathans@xxxxxxxx>");
> > > >> +MODULE_DESCRIPTION("Fieldbus Device Driver Core");
> > > >> +MODULE_LICENSE("GPL v2");
> > >
> > > Sven, as this code appears to be all by ArcX people, any chance you can
> > > make it just GPL (SPDX GPL-2.0-or-later)? Only reason to have it v2-only
> > SPDX "GPL-2.0+" please.
> > > would be if this code was derived from v2-only code that can't be
> > > relicensed anymore.
> > Are you _sure_ you want v2+? I ask as I am forced to :)
> And I find it pretty nasty. You are trying to push people away from
> GPL V2+, which is not cool.
People do not usually realize what they are agreeing to when they say
"or later" based on the discussions I always end up having.
Do you really trust that GPL v9 is going to look anything like v2? :)
Anyway, no big deal, just asking as it is good to be sure, especially
when odds are, code for this was copied from non + code.