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Re: Linux Fonts

On Tue, Jul 09, 2002 at 06:44:42AM +0100, Oliver Elphick wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-07-09 at 05:47, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 08, 2002 at 07:15:53PM -0700, Dustin Mofos wrote:
> > > So, what if I released it under GPL with a stipulation
> > > that any modification requires a name change?
> > 
> > This will, to my understanding violate the clause 6 of the GPL2. You must
> > not restrict distribution more than the GPL. This means with an unmodified
> > GPL you cant add aditional requirements.
> You can do what you like with your own work.  The GPL cannot restrict
> the author who applies it to his own work.

	Very much so.  And this software will still be DFSG free, from
my understanding of both the GNU GPL and the DFSG.  It will not,
however, be GPL compatible.  Most people agree that this is something to
be avoided.


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