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Re: Bug#176267: ITP: mplayer -- Mplayer is a full-featured audioand video player for UN*X like systems

On Wed, 2003-01-29 at 12:39, Richard Braakman wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 29, 2003 at 03:43:24AM -0500, Don Armstrong wrote:

[GPL (2)(a) stuff snipped]

> I think you use the wrong example here.  That part of the GPL is
> widely ignored in favour of per-project changelogs.  (This is why I no
> longer use the GPL on my own code, btw.)  As an indicator of licensing
> irregularities it's pretty much useless.

Per-project changelogs have always been considered to be compliant with
(2)(a) -- nothink says the markings must be in the files themselves.  

-Dave Turner                     Stalk Me: 617 441 0668

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