Talk:Legal Team/later-version-clauses

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On 2017-08-03 09:59, User:Jlovejoy marked Motosoto as “no "only option”. But because the only source of later licenses is the Licensor, the distinction seems less clear. If the Licensor wants only semantics, they can just never publish a later version of the license. Motosoto looks like a one-off license (only useful to Motosoto.Com B.V., because the opening paragraph is so specific), but the same sort of issue applies to the APL-1.0 (which is setup to be project-generic). The GPL, CC, and similar families are different because they are generic licenses whose future is goverened by a third party (so the licensor needs to make the only/or-later call at licensing time, vs. making the call at “maybe I'll write a new version of this license” time). I've marked the APL-1.0 as allowing only, but we should probably figure out which way we want to go on this for consistency.