Subject: Re: LGPL vs GPLv2
From: John Cowan <>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2005 07:59:03 -0400

Zeno Davatz scripsit:

> Ok, thanks for all the replies. So there is actually no big difference
> between GPL and the GPLv2? Is that correct?

"GPL" is understood to mean GPLv2; the GPLv1 was current only between 1989
and 1991, and very few pieces of software are still licensed under it.
In any case, it differs only verbally from GPLv2.

> So actually the main difference is still between GPL/GPLv2 vs LGPL.


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