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Re: Does this license meet DSFG?

On Fri, 09 Apr 2010 20:28:25 -0700 (PDT) Walter Landry wrote:

> Ben Finney <ben+debian@benfinney.id.au> wrote:
> > So I think it's misleading to refer to “modified versions of the GPL”,
> > since modified versions aren't the GPL any more. If you want to permit
> > an action in a license text, it would be best to be clear on what action
> > it is you're permitting.
> Not quite.  You just have to take out the preamble and modify the
> instructions for use.
>   http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html#ModifyGPL

...and call it by a name other than "GPL"!

I am under the impression that this is what Ben meant, but I'll wait
for him to clarify.

> You can still call it a modified version of the GPL.

I think it depends on how clear you make it that the new license text
was derived from the GPL, but it's not any version of the GPL, unless I
misinterpret the FSF FAQ somehow...

 Need some pdebuild hook scripts?
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