[notmuch] [PATCH 2/9] Adjust autoload comments
jnrowe at gmail.com
Thu Dec 17 09:17:12 PST 2009
[Sorry, I'm flipping back and forth between mail clients at the moment and
I appear to have inadvertently marked a lot of mail as read that wasn't.]
Excerpts from Carl's message of Fri Dec 04 01:07:07 +0000 2009:
> On Mon, 30 Nov 2009 20:38:00 +0000, James Rowe wrote:
> > I had planned on posting a patch for inclusion in packaging/Gentoo per
> > Carl's mail, but the whole GPL 2 vs 3 thing made me put it on the
> > backburner and I haven't looked again. Might still be useful to people
> > unless there is going to be a "real" release soon, as then it would be
> > easier to push for it on bugs.gentoo.org.
> Is the GPLv3 a problem for you and your ebuild for some reason, or is it
> just that you happened to start with a GPLv2 file or so?
GPL v3 isn't a problem for me personally. The problem is Gentoo ebuilds in
the main tree are all GPL v2, and I accepted changes with a clear GPL v2 header
on the ebuild. I don't claim to understand the licensing stuff enough to know
if mixing the two together is valid, so I just moved on to something more fun.
I might have pushed the issue if it was important, but it isn't even
a valuable change.
> I'm definitely interested in hearing, since this is the first project
> I've let loose myself under the GPLv3. So far, it hasn't seemed to be a
> big impediment to contributions, which I think is great.
It definitely doesn't seem to have been an impediment. git-rank-contributors
shows 29 contributors already, and that is very impressive given the age of the
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