[Openvas-devel] License clarification: webserver_favicon.nasl

Jan-Oliver Wagner jan-oliver.wagner at intevation.de
Fri Sep 5 16:48:13 CEST 2008


since this affects a script authored by you.

On Dienstag, 26. August 2008, Ales Nosek wrote:
> There is a statement in openvas-plugins-1.0.2/scripts/webserver_favicon.nasl:
> "Licensed under the GPL as available at http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html"
> This is ambiguous, as this website is changed with every update of the GPL.
> Thus, if the script comes from <= June 2007, the author would have licensed it
> under the GPLv2. After June 2007, it would be the GPLv3.
> Please, could you change that statement to something like "Licensed under the GPL v3 or later"?
> It would help to clarify the licensing situation considerably.

"Licensed under V2 or later" would be more adequate. V3+ is too high for license
compatibility I guess.

Or it is plain v2, then this link should apply:




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