Re: Fix FSF address in copyright notices?
On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 10:20:29PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Kumar Appaiah <email@example.com> writes:
> > Pardon me if I miss something, but is it prudent to alter upstream's
> > license without their permission in the source? Granted, it's just an
> > address change which may not change the constraints and restriction
> > imposed by the license itself, but I wonder if this would actually be
> > the right thing to do, rather than have upstream fix it.
> The first two paragraphs establish the license, and are normative. The
> third paragraph isn't normative. It doesn't affect the terms and
> conditions of the work; it's just a pointer to where you can find the
> complete license.
Fair. Thank you for the explanation.
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