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Re: xfig-doc has license problems in examples

On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 11:11:13PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> writes:
> > I have. Try the "Choral Public Domain License"
> > (http://cpdl.snaptel.com/license.htm), which is essentially the GPL with
> > "software" replaced by "music". Was constructing that licence a
> > copyright infringement?
> Perhaps, but the FSF is not obligated to pursue it, are they?

Of course not, but I find it curious. I'm sure I've mentioned that
licence (in another context) to at least one FSF person who didn't
immediately say it was a bad idea, too. Perhaps the notice at the top of
the GPL could have been better thought out.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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