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GPLv3 > link > COPYING or LICENSE?

GPL v3コードの修正と公開に関して、気になった点。

ライセンスファイルをCOPYINGとしている例とLICENSEとしている例がある。

違いは何か?

以下を見つけた。

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5678462/should-i-provide-a-license-txt-or-copying-txt-file-in-my-project

COPYING is standard in the GNU project. I think that either of COPYING or LICENSE would be understood. The FSF has a guide on how to use the GPL, which suggests COPYING, while the Producing Open Source Software book suggests either COPYING or LICENSE. The Apache License recommends a boilerplate that just points to the license online, though the Apache project seems to also include a LICENSE file in their code containing the relevant license or licenses.