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Re: CVS is the `released version'

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: CVS is the `released version'
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 06:10:57 -0400
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>> ... Most programs, of course, are never used illegally.  But a few
>> may be.  This can be awkward.
>     You're confused: unassigned, just means that the copyright is not
>     assigned to the FSF.  It may still be (and generally is) properly
>     licensed under the GPL.
> No, I am not talking about those that are properly licensed.  I am
> talking about the one -- that is all that is needed -- that is
> mis-copyrighted and is supported by an organization which decides to
> litigate, has lots of money, and does not mind losing.

Then I have no idea what scenario you have in mind where package.el makes
any difference.

> That is not true if there is someone willing to spend several millions
> of dollars, does not mind the defenses, and likely losing ...

But in what way would packake.el make any difference?


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