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Re: Debian Emacs breaks GPL?

Package: emacs20
Version: 20.3-4

As Manoj points out.  This should be fixed, and being the maintainer,
I'm allowed to call it a bug whether policy thinks so yet or not :>

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@datasync.com> writes:

> Hi,
> >>"Peter" == Peter S Galbraith <GalbraithP@dfo-mpo.gc.ca> writes:
>  Peter> I think there should be a /usr/doc/emacs20/README.Debian what says that
>  Peter> /usr/share/emacs/20.3/lisp/startup.el was modified to load
>  Peter> debian-startup.el at startup.
>     a) You must cause the modified files to carry prominent notices
>     stating that you changed the files and the date of any change.
> 	So startup.el should contain prominent notices.
>  Peter> Should I file a bug report against emacs20?  This presumably
>  Peter> applies to all favours of Emacs.
> 	If startup.el does not contain such a notice, yes,
>  indeed. Requiring it in the README files to also have this notice
>  should wait for a policy amendment, because as such, that is not a
>  bug. 

Rob Browning <rlb@cs.utexas.edu> PGP=E80E0D04F521A094 532B97F5D64E3930

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