greg at romuald.net.eu.org
Wed Jun 16 05:43:17 EDT 2004
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Then you must not have read carefully enough.
"What if the work is not much longer than the license itself?
If a single program is that short, you may as well use a
simple all-permissive license for it, rather than the
"all-permissive" is what I don't want to use.
Doing an ls -lh on /usr/src/linux-2.4.26/COPYING shows:
- -rw-r--r-- 1 573 573 18k Aug 2 2002 COPYING
So, my question still stands.
On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 02:25:17AM -0500, Luke Davis wrote:
> I have had to apply that license a time or two, and therefore read what I
> could on those occasions. I read of no such requirement. It is not in
> the text of the copyleft, or the other short form documents available.
> The GPL is a pattern. Once you apply it to your document, the version you
> applied, including or excluding any terms you saw fit to include or
> exclude, is what applies. If the license as you apply it, does not
> prohibit the nature of your program, then it is permitted.
> You are free to modify the license in any manner you see fit. I do not
> recall if doing so, still confers upon you the right to call it a "GPL",
> but the terms are i denticle.
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