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Re: Revised LaTeX Project Public License (LPPL)

On Wed, 2003-04-02 at 13:45, Joe Moore wrote:
> > 10.  The Work, or any Derived Work, may be distributed under a
> > different license, as long as that license honors the conditions in
> > Clause 7a, above.
> This clause confuses me.
> Is this really saying that I can distribute The Work, or ANY Derived Work,
> under any license I choose, as long as 7a (which is really just a pointer
> to 5a, which says that if you're not the current maintainer, you must make
> modifications sufficiently obvious) is satisfied?

As I understand it, yes, this is the intent.

> For example, you could distribute The Work under a DWTFYW[0] license, plus
> the condition that it never be distributed as files named pig.*

I believe this is correct.

> I'm curious what the reasoning is for this clause.

I'll leave that to the LaTeX people to respond to, if they wish.
Jeff Licquia <licquia@debian.org>

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