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bug#7175: 23.2; Reference to "Emacs General Public License" in man page


From: Ulrich Mueller
Subject: bug#7175: 23.2; Reference to "Emacs General Public License" in man page
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2010 12:04:07 +0200

The emacs.1 man page still mentions an "Emacs General Public License".
This looks like a relic from Emacs 18 (or earlier) times.

Patch is included below. This is against 23.2, but should apply to the
current bzr trunk too.


2010-10-08  Ulrich Mueller  <address@hidden>

        * emacs.1: Update reference to GPL.

--- doc/man/emacs.1~
+++ doc/man/emacs.1
@@ -595,10 +595,7 @@
 .I Emacs
 is free; anyone may redistribute copies of
 .I Emacs
-to
-anyone under the terms stated in the
-.I Emacs
-General Public License,
+to anyone under the terms stated in the GNU General Public License,
 a copy of which accompanies each copy of
 .I Emacs
 and which also
@@ -610,7 +607,7 @@
 but it is never included in the scope of any license covering those
 systems.
 Such inclusion violates the terms on which distribution is permitted.
-In fact, the primary purpose of the General Public License is to
+In fact, the primary purpose of the GNU General Public License is to
 prohibit anyone from attaching any other restrictions to
 redistribution of
 .IR Emacs .





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