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Re: LPPL, take 2

Scripsit Mark Rafn <dagon@dagon.net>
> > Mark Rafn <dagon@dagon.net> wrote:

> > > I'm close on this one.  "does not identify itself as unmodified in any 
> > > way" is harder for me to understand than "identifies itself as modified".

> > It is just a little less restrictive.  Instead of requiring people to
> > make a positive action to show that something is modified, they only
> > have to prevent it from showing that it isn't.

> Hmm.  I'm not sure it's actually less restrictive.  Preventing another 
> piece of software (the base format) from making a claim is a lot harder 
> than making a positive claim yourself.

But it never said "the modified file must prevent other software from
claiming blah". It said "the modified file must not itself claim blah".

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