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Re: Bug#365194: Fwd: Re: [NONFREE-DOC] RFC1459, 2810-2813: IRC (Internet Relay Chat).

On Sat, Apr 29, 2006 at 07:41:28PM +0200, Francesco Poli wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Apr 2006 01:55:55 +0200 Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> > Do I need to get the copyright holder of the documents to
> > relicense it under the GPL?  It seems clear to me that it
> > already is covered by the GPL, but it shouldn't be a
> > problem to get the copyright holder to explicitly state
> > that.
> Yes, please do.
> A clarification would be highly useful, IMHO.

I'm not sure, but I think if they say that the rfc is covered by
the gpl, that it might need to have some exception saying that
the name needs to be changed, which also seems to be compliant
with DFSG #4.  Does the GPL allow such exceptions?

Could someone please advise me on what I should ask them to say?


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