[OSM-dev] License for Javascript code

Richard Stallman rms at gnu.org
Fri Jan 16 20:21:50 UTC 2015


The license for the Javascript code of web site is incompletely
specified.  The directory contains a copy of GNU GPL version 2,
which lists two licensing options for the code.

* GPL version 2 or later, which is what we recommend
  as it is compatible with GPL version 3.

* GPL version 2 only.

The GPL says that this decision is made and stated with notices in the
source files, but these source files have no such notices, meaning no
decision was ever stated.

Can I ask the developers of those files to make a choice, so that it
can be listed in the source files and finish specifying how they are
licensed?

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Dr Richard Stallman
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