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Re: Release plans

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Release plans
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 04:03:43 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

>     Emacs should of course just refuse to use functions in modules that are
>     not GPL compliant, not just inform the user that the moral integrity of
>     Emacs has been corrupted.

> I don't think this is a solution, because it would be easy to patch out
> the code that enforces that restriction.

Ironically, in the US you might argue that doing that in order to link
a non-GPL module is illegal because of the DMCA: it's trying to work
around a technical device that enforces the copyright.


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