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Re: The draft Position statement on the GFDL

Raul Miller <moth@debian.org> writes:

> Here's where you start running into problems: GPL#2 requires you satisfy
> GPL#1 for the modified work, which now includes stuff you do not have
> the right to put under GPL's terms.

No, it says I may only *distribute* it under such a license.

>> 4. I will write my files needed to integrate both, taking all the 
>> necessary precautions 3 a-d above. Notice that probably my files (unless 
>> completely unrelated) are derived works both of metafont and of gcc.
>> -- no license violation.
> What are the appropriate license notices you've placed?  How do they
> satisfy the GPL requirements about the license on the work as a whole?

"This is private work by Alyssa P. Hacker.  No distribution is
intended and no license is granted to any third party" -- after all,
it's my personal copy and I really will never distribute it.

Brian Sniffen                                       bts@alum.mit.edu

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