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Re: copyright question

Scripsit tb@becket.net (Thomas Bushnell, BSG)
> Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net> writes:
> > Scripsit tb@becket.net (Thomas Bushnell, BSG)

> > > Unfortunately, it lacks permission to distribute modified copies

> > "... and to alter it and distribute it freely"?

> While all logic and reason might say that is good enough,

If the permissions to alter and to distribute were separate, it
would have read

   ... and to alter it and _to_ distribute it freely.

Since the two phrases share the "to", they describe sequential,
not parallel actions.

Henning Makholm       "`Update' isn't a bad word; in the right setting it is
                 useful. In the wrong setting, though, it is destructive..."

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