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Re: Linux Fonts

On Wed, Jul 10, 2002 at 08:44:18AM +0200, Xavier Roche wrote:
> > But am I allowed to write my own license and copy there verbatim
> > (maybe a bit modified) pieces of GPL? (something which I already 
> > did once). That's the question that really interests me...
> "Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies 
> of this license document, but changing it is not allowed "
> Writing a licence, and including "verbatim pieces" of GPL, is something
> like "changing this license document"

Um, as long as you call it something else, it's not changing. You're making
a new licence. Though I guess that depends on your definition of "changing".

Shouldn't this be on -legal?

I seem to remember something about legal documents not being copyrightable,
though maybe that doesn't apply to licences.
Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog@svana.org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
> There are 10 kinds of people in the world, those that can do binary
> arithmetic and those that can't.

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