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Re: gpl and lgpl texi

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: gpl and lgpl texi
Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2006 09:51:59 +0200
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address@hidden (Karl Berry) writes:

>     I believe this is a good time to improve things like this.
> Well, I see your point, but on the other hand, it doesn't seem good to
> me to have two known-different files named "gpl.texi".

Where is the other version?

> So if we go that route, I suggest the gnulib file have a different
> name (gnulib-gpl.texi?).

I don't object, but I don't understand why it would be an improvement.
Gnulib's gpl.texi won't automatically end up in various projects.

However, your suggestion seems to be a good compromise, right?

> Also, of course there is the question of updating it.  Last time the
> FSF's address changed (argh), I had to update a lot of different
> places.  I tried to hard to unify the files at that time, so it's hard
> for me to see them split apart again.  Although of course it is not a
> a frequently changed file, so it's not that big a deal :).

If you update all places to sync with gnulib, you won't have to split
them apart again. :-)


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