BSD licence

Bruno Patri bruno.patri at
Tue Jul 1 07:22:04 BST 2008

On Monday 30 June 2008 22:05:23 Peteris Krisjanis wrote:
> BSD license is meant just for translation entered within Launchpad
> system (as far as I understand) - system give you a string, you
> translate it, therefore license it BSD and Launchpad can use this
> exact string to compare it with others. In same time, it can be
> included in all kind of software, even in that for what you originaly
> made your translation for. It is a win-win.
> So, in nutshell, imported translations (from projects sources) keep
> their license. Translations made within Rosetta via form or upload by
> user gets BSD licensed (if user has agreed on that) and can be used as
> suggestions for other, not just GPL or LGPL software.

I really don't understand this. If I've modified an upstream translation which 
is under GPL and then published my work (making it avaible in Rosetta is a 
publication) it has to be under GPL, according the terms of GPL


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