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Re: Emacs 23.4 Updated Windows Binaries published

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Emacs 23.4 Updated Windows Binaries published
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2012 14:49:34 +0100

On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 08:46, Stephen J. Turnbull <address@hidden> wrote:
> Stephen J. Turnbull writes:
>  >  > And when it comes to making the code easily accessible would not
>  >  > something like DOI be useful? (http://www.doi.org/)
>  > Sure, you *could* use DOI to point to that, but if you fail to update
>  > the DOI pointer when you upgrade the binary, you're in violation of
>  > the GPL.
> Let me clarify that as Paul and others point out, you are in violation
> of the letter of the GPL, which requires actual source, not a pointer,
> but that's not what I meant.

I do not understand what that would mean. Is not all you can give just
a pointer? (Whether it is in the form of a http URL or a DOI URI does
not really matter, or?)

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