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Re: Free Pine?

On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 02:46:40PM -0600, Richard Stallman wrote:
> Their position was that the words "permission to copy, distribute and
> modify" do not grant permission to distribute a modified version.  In
> other words, they say you can distribute the software, and you can
> modify the software, but you can't modify it and then distribute the
> result.

Then it must also be true that one cannot copy and then distribute, or
distribute and then copy.  Have you attempted to challenge them on this
point?  Do they have English professors at UWash, or just semioticians?

(Sorry this mail is so short; I didn't have the time to waste yours with an
additional 1000 lines of babbling.)

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