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Re: Linux Fonts



On Tue, Jul 09, 2002 at 08:37:56AM +0200, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
> > > 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.
> > 
> > Uh, he's the Copyright holder.  He can do whatever the hell he wants.
> 
> IANAL, but I don't feel good about licenses saying 'GPL but...' -
> probably much better to have the whole license text, without stating
> that it is 'GPL', but stating that it is GPL based somewhere outside the
> license text.

Except that the GPL itself says:

 Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies
 of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.

Oops.

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