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Change project licence?


On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 10:17 AM, Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> wrote:
>> I know how to change the licence, but I want to know is it fine and
>> wise to change the licence at this point? (The project already has 19
>> clones, 250+ GitHub stars. Here: https://github.com/kryptxy/torrench)
>
> Those represent a whole lot of recipients, who received GPLv3-or-later
> license grant, guaranteeing the freedom of the work for all recipients
> in all modified forms. I would consider it poor form to allow non-free
> redistribution at this point.

Those recipients can still do everything they previously could,
*including redistributing the code under the GPLv3*. They have lost
nothing.

ChrisA