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Re: forwarded message from Jeff Licquia



On Mon, 22 Jul 2002, Jeff Licquia wrote:

> > > First of all, requiring a source file rename is, I think, obviously OK;
> > > renaming "foo.c" to "bar.c" doesn't really affect your rights, and is
> > > mostly an annoyance (tracking down Makefile references and so on).
> > 
> > Why is this obviously OK?  DFSG #4 allows people to mandate the change
> > of the name of the work.  Requiring name changes of files is too
> > granular. 
> 
> It's not expressly forbidden or expressly allowed, so we have to figure
> out if it's OK or not.  As I mentioned, it doesn't seem onerous as a
> requirement; just an mv/cp and a few Makefile edits.

Would you not need to rename the Makefile too if you edit it?

					yours,
					peter

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