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Re: Emacs contributions, C and Lisp

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Emacs contributions, C and Lisp
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2015 21:11:42 -0500

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  > I just realized that my question was very badly worded, with two 
  > positive alternatives, one good and one bad.  Is that the good "yes, the 
  > GPL would cover the API" or the bad "yes, sadly, nonfree programs could 
  > use the API"?

Sorry.  If I were in less of a hurry, I'd have read the question
carefully and written my answer clearly.

The situation with Emacs will be the same as it is with GCC now:
plug-ins have to be GPL.

Dr Richard Stallman
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