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Re: Official GPLv2 still has FSF's postal address

From: Dmitry Alexandrov
Subject: Re: Official GPLv2 still has FSF's postal address
Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 13:25:02 +0300
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John Darrington <john@darrington.wattle.id.au> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 10, 2020 at 03:43:01PM -0400, Zack Weinberg wrote:
>> the GPLv2 still refers to "51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA  
>> 02110-1301, USA".  As I understand it this is still the correct postal 
>> address for the FSF, but the GPLv3 has dropped the postal address entirely, 
>> in favor of the URL <https://fsf.org/>.  Should the GPLv2 be changed to 
>> match?
> I guess you will have to take this up with the FSF themselves.
> Perhaps they might see the need to release GPLv2.1 ?

But FSF address was already changed in the mid-2000 (at least), was not it?  
They had not seen the need in bumping versions of their licences then.

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