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Re: Looking at the pine license again

On Tue, 11 Dec 2001, Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:

> Local modification of this release is permitted as follows, or by
> mutual agreement: In order to reduce confusion and facilitate
> debugging, we request that locally modified versions be denoted by
> appending the letter "L" to the current version number, and that the
> local changes be enumerated in the integral release notes and
> associated documentation.
> [To meet these requirements it should be sufficient to call a hypothetical
> Debian package 4.43L and add the line "See
> /usr/share/doc/pine/changelog.Debian.gz for local changes" to pines' README.]

It says "local modification". Unless this is some legalese for
"modifications made by third parties", I think you'll need permission for
redistribution of "local" modifications.


wouter dot verhelst at advalvas dot be

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