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Re: gpl version 2 for cvs

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: gpl version 2 for cvs
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2002 13:27:11 -0400 (EDT)

Karl Berry writes:
> 1) Because there are (small) bugs in version 1.  That's why there was a
>    version 2, after all.

Do you know what they are?  I've looked at gnu.org, but I can't find any
summary of the changes from version 1 to version 2 or any rationale for
the revisions.  And there are enough minor wording changes to make diff
pretty ineffective.

> 2) So that the cvs copyrights have a better chance of standing up in
>    court if they are challenged.  That's the whole point of having
>    copyrights and licenses.

It looks to me like the existing copyright notices do follow the
suggestions.  In what way do you think they're defective?

-Larry Jones

I think my cerebellum just fused. -- Calvin

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