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Re: Intent to package rcs-latex

On Tue, Nov 24, 1998 at 04:41:12PM +0200, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
>> This is the silly copyright header automatically filled out by docstrip.tex.
>No, it is not.  
Sorry, I read it too fast and didn't look it up.

>The docstrip default talks about not modifying the
>file, not about using it.  Besides, rcs.sty (at least the one in CTAN)
>does not use docstrip.

>> Or do sed this header out and fill in a proper one in this case.
>This would be a copyright violation, given the header above.

In this case yes. I would contact the author.

PS: Are you talking about Joachim Schrod's rcs.sty? It looks plain GPL to
    me, but I'm having a local copy installed:

% $StyleId: rcs.doc,v 2.9 1995/08/02 12:09:07 schrod Exp $
% Written by Joachim Schrod <schrod@iti.informatik.th-darmstadt.de>.
% Copyright conditions see below.

% LaTeX package rcs
% to use RCS tag values in one's document, and typeset revision logs
% (history at end)

% If you have received this style file without the user manual (in the
% file rcs-user.tex or the respective DVI file), it's incomplete and
% near to useless. If it was given to you as something that you shall
% use as an author -- complain bitterly to your provider. You need the
% documentation and you have a right on it! (Below you can find info
% where to get the reference version.)
%%% \sect This is freely distributable software; you can redistribute it
%%% and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
%%% published by the Free Software Foundation; either version~2 of the
%%% License, or (at your option) any later version.


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