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Re: PS documentation file, no sources, author died

On Sat, 30 May 2009, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> I would really like to distribute the documentation file but the upstream
> author died recently [6] and the chances are small that the sources can
> be found.  Is there any rule that applies to this case, I mean, when an
> author dies?

I'd think that if you lose the source file, then all modifications have to
be done using whatever file still exists.  That would make whatever file still
exists be the preferred form for modification, and therefore source.

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