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Re: New package algol68toc: terms of the copyright.

On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 9:44 PM, Paul Tagliamonte wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 01:59:13PM +0100, Sian Mountbatten wrote:
>>   (b)  any amended version of this Program be clearly marked to show the
>>        nature of the amendment and of the name of the amending organisation,
>          ^ IMHO this really fails the The Dissident test.
> I quoth:
> | Consider a dissident in a totalitarian state who wishes to share a
> | modified bit of software with fellow dissidents, but does not wish to
> | reveal the identity of the modifier, or directly reveal the
> | modifications themselves, or even possession of the program, to the
> | government. [snip]

The item in question doesn't say which name should be added, nor who
the name should be revealed to. The modifier could add a pseudonym
instead of the name they are known as by the government and or simply
not distribute the program to anyone they do not trust.



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