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Re: Integrity of Source Code

Scripsit Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>

> > > If the source code (not build parameters) are changed you are required to
> > > have the message popup with 'This is an UNOFFICIAL version of X. The
> > > official version can be obtained from Y.' - again for ~3 seconds.

> This is no different than the interactive execution copyright notice that
> the GPL mandates unless the upstream author opted not to place one.  Of
> course, it is more annoying.

I would argue that there is a difference. The GPL interactive
copyright warning requirement explicitly applies only if the modified
program is interactive - thus it is legal to modify the program
for non-interactive environments.

Henning Makholm                               "... popping pussies into pies
                                                      Wouldn't do in my shop
                            just the thought of it's enough to make you sick
                           and I'm telling you them pussy cats is quick ..."

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