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Re: Bug#380128: info: Incorrect (?) (unclear) copyright statement

From: Norbert Preining
Subject: Re: Bug#380128: info: Incorrect (?) (unclear) copyright statement
Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2006 17:11:02 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i

Hi Karl!

Sorry to bother you with all this. At the end of the email there are
some unrelated infos for you.

On Mon, 07 Aug 2006, Karl Berry wrote:
>   under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
>   the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option)
>   any later version.
> If that sounds ok to you, I'll ask Brendan (bug-help2man) to change the
> default.

Ok, I see. Let's ignore this for now. 

The point left ...

On Die, 08 Aug 2006, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
> That sound fine for me.  But also if you issue:
> info --version
> you'll see:
> Copyright (C) 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> There is NO warranty.  You may redistribute this software
> under the terms of the GNU General Public License.
> For more information about these matters, see the files named COPYING.
> Also here the "version 2 or (at your option) any later version" is
> missing. Thats what caused me to open this bug: both the man page *and*
> the program claim only GPL (which implies version 1).

Is it ok for you that I patch info in the Debian version (4.8 currently)
to output this additional text?

Best wishes


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