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Re: SUN RPC code is DFSG-free

On Sun, Aug 24, 2003 at 07:33:41PM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> Now, translating this back to the sunrpc case:
> "But that means you can't distribute the end product under the terms of
> the GPL, which include (in part 2) the ability to make modifications
> only taking into account a few random things. Not being able to remove
> everything but the sunrpc code isn't one of them."

Nor is "Not being able to change it to look exactly like `solitaire.exe'",
but you can't do that, either. And yet we can still distribute lots of
things that you can change to look exactly like `solitaire.exe' under
the terms of the GPL.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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