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Re: Ironies abound (was Re: GPL v3 draft)

On Wed, 18 Jan 2006, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:
> > (On the same note, the patch exception in DFSG#4 has got to go;
> > patch clauses prohibit code reuse entirely. Some day ...)
> Patch clauses only prohibit code reuse if your build system is
> insufficiently complicated.

And you are willing to contain an entire copy of the codebase from
which you are extracting. [Unless the patch clause is per-file...]

Don Armstrong

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of the modern world.

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