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Re: Eclipse 3.0 Running ILLEGALY on Kaffe

Walter Landry wrote:

You are correct.  It is no longer the case when the work is
unmodified.  However, Debian does modify Kaffe.  Even if all of those
modifications were incorporated upstream, Debian still must be able to
make security fixes.  A security fix would kick Eclipse out of main,
which really means that Eclipse should not have been in main from the

The GPL allows you to make modifications to the GPLd work and redistribute them under the GPL. As the GPL of Kaffe does not reach out to Eclipse in the unmodified case, it can't suppendly do so by adding a whitespace to kaffe.

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