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Re: upstream has license which is an edited GPL

Walter Landry <wlandry@caltech.edu> writes:

> Ben Finney <ben+debian@benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> > Stanislav Maslovski <stanislav.maslovski@gmail.com> writes:
> > =====
> >  Everyone is permitted to copy and distribute verbatim copies
> >  of this license document, but changing it is not allowed.
> > =====
> > 
> > So, even if they preserve the copyright notice, they still may not
> > redistribute changed copies of the GPL document. Only verbatim
> > copies may be redistributed.
> Not quite.

You're right. So, for the purpose of the case under discussion, amend
the above to "Only verbatim copies may be redistrubted under the name
GNU General Public License".

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Ben Finney

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