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Re: May I publish a Windows Installer for GNU Emacs?

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: May I publish a Windows Installer for GNU Emacs?
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2003 13:53:26 +0900
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>>>>> "David" == David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:

    David> And the sad thing about it is that people will tend to read
    David> the GPL because they would feel insecure about what their
    David> choices might entail and what they will subject themselves
    David> to making either.

Heh.  My bet is that if they're ordinary users, they'll be peeved at
being tricked into reading the GPL to decide which button to push, and
discovering that it doesn't tell them! when they were planning on
ignoring any legal restrictions on use and redistribution in any case.

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