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Re: inaccurate upstream copyright notice

Thibaut Paumard <paumard@users.sourceforge.net> writes:

> He answered basically that the license itself is clearly stated
> (which is true), and that since it is GPL, the copyright is
> unimportant and I shouldn't care.

The copyright statement, if clearly false, AFAICT means that the
license statement is null, leaving the recipient with no license at

A copyright statement is only effective if it's a statement by the
copyright holder. The best way to show that is to have the license
statement directly accompany a correct copyright statement in the
standard format, including "Copyright", years copyright began in that
work, and the correct name of the copyright holder.

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Ben Finney

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