Re: [patch V2 02/11] LICENSES: Add the GPL 2.0 license

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Sat Nov 18 2017 - 14:14:14 EST

You may be confusing things because of a newer version.

On Sat, Nov 18, 2017 at 11:03 AM, Charlemagne Lasse
<charlemagnelasse@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> That should be "GNU Lesser General Public" and not "GNU Library General Public"

That's just FSF revisionism.

It used to be called "Library" over "Lesser", in the original GPL2.

I suspect your other issues are similar "there's been different
versions over time" things. the address being one of them.

We've actually taken some of the FSF updates over the years ("19yy" ->
"<year>", and the address change) but the main COPYING file still
calls the LGPL the "GNU Library General Public License".

I refuse to change the original copyright wording due to idiotic
internal FSF politics that tried to change history.