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Re: [PROPOSAL] Full text of GPL must be included

Sean 'Shaleh' Perry <shaleh@valinux.com> wrote:
> > RMS just asked me if it was true that all our packages don't include
> > the GPL, just a reference to it, since that is a violation of the
> > GPL itself. In his words:
> we do not remove the copyright. it is still in the source.  I fail to see why
> having 300 copies of the same file is needed.

Lots of packages include the generic GNU install instructions, nobody uses
them because they have installed a Debian package, but lots of packages
include them.

Don't worry  --  shop.

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