Savannah code hosting (was: Google Code Hosting)

Andreas K. Foerster list at
Sat Oct 28 04:38:33 UTC 2006

Am Samstag, dem 28. Okt 2006 schrieb Ben Finney:

> On 27-Oct-2006, MJ Ray wrote:
> > I'd avoid Savannah and GNA for now, unless you know you are happy 
> > with their policies (such as required early adoption of FDL, or 
> > HTTPS-only).
> I recall, but don't know a reference to, an occurence of projects
> being rejected by Savannah for licensing the work as "GPL version 2".
> Apparently the project was rejected because they didn't have "or
> later" in the license grant.

As far as I remember it was the omission of the "or later" clause that 
caused the trouble.

They try to make sure, that the projects on Savannah stay compatible to
each other. The omission of the "or later" clause can cause big troubles 
to compatiblity with projects licensed under later versions in the future.

for their official policy see:

| For manuals, we allow only GNU FDL version X or later, or other
| licensing which is compatible with that.

P.S.: I like Savannah and I have a project there.


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