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Re: Address changes in "COPYING"

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Address changes in "COPYING"
Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2005 18:36:07 +0200
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Lute Kamstra <address@hidden> writes:

> David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:
>> the recent batch of address changes also affected a lot of "COPYING"
>> files.  Those now start with
>>                  GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
>>                     Version 2, June 1991


>> While the Free Software foundation is the copyright holder and thus
>> allowed to change this document at a whim, I think I remember that
>> the license with a corrected address was called something
>> different, like Version 2.01.
> I recalled something similar, so I stole the new version of COPYING
> from http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.txt.  (Hence the strange
> indentation of the address.)  I guess that is the official version.

Ah, ok.  Got me worried for a moment.  My usual surprise about there
being intelligent life on this planet.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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