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Re: Draft new DFSG



On Wed, Nov 25, 1998 at 03:45:01PM +0300, Ilya L Ovchinnikov wrote:
> % This program is copyright (C) 1982 by D. E. Knuth; all rights are reserved.
> % Copying of this file is authorized only if (1) you are D. E. Knuth, or if
> % (2) you make absolutely no changes to your copy. (The WEB system provides
> % for alterations via an auxiliary file; the master file should stay intact.)
> % See Appendix H of the WEB manual for hints on how to install this program.
> % And see Appendix A of the TRIP manual for details about how to validate it.
> 
> So, if we don't permit unmodified source+patches scheme we should abandon TeX.
> IMHO, it's inacceptable.

That looks very non-free anyway.  No provision for patches even.

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Show me the code or get out of my way.

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