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Re: Function for quoting Emacs manual sections?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Function for quoting Emacs manual sections?
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2010 15:52:29 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     Sure.  Namely it is forbidden by default.  You can't quote any creative
>     content
> Please don't call works "content" -- that term disparages the works
> themselves.  See http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html.
>           that would suffice for not needing to get access the original.
>     Because then you are providing value only the copyright holder is
>     permitted to provide.
> I think you are talking about the standards of fair use,
> and I think you have interpreted them in a manner that is
> overly limited.

There is little point for me in interpreting them any saner than the
courts do since nobody is going to ask for my opinion when things go

David Kastrup

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