Savannah code hosting (was: Google Code Hosting)

Ben Finney ben at
Sat Oct 28 04:53:36 UTC 2006

On 28-Oct-2006, Andreas K. Foerster wrote:
> Am Samstag, dem 28. Okt 2006 schrieb Ben Finney:
> > 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:

Thanks, this is useful to know for those considering which service to
use for hosting their free software projects.

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Ben Finney <ben at>
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