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Re: Free Pine?

>     I've an outstanding, unanswered question which I've sent to UW in a
>     related context (IMAPD): what specific clause of the copyright is being
>     violated, when modified versions are distributed.

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.

I don't see anything in that language which indicates that special
permission is required to modify and distribute the software.

Anyways, Lori said she's busy this week, but would try to have an
answer for me next week.


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