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Re: GPL version 3 comments

From: Alexander Terekhov
Subject: Re: GPL version 3 comments
Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2006 22:02:34 +0100

"Alfred M. Szmidt" wrote:
>    > I.e. you could modify the GPL into being a non-free license, and
>    > still call it the GPL.
>    That does not follow.
> Yes, it does, if and only if you are permited to modify the GPL.  But
> the GPL is licensed under the following terms:
> | Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies of this
> | license document, but changing it is not allowed.
> So you cannot modify it, and thus you cannot make a non-free variant
> of the GPL.

How about more freeier or even freeiest (gah!) variant of GNU?

GNU lives only in variants. No? LOL.


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