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Re: bug#19479: Disclaimer is now on file at FSF

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: bug#19479: Disclaimer is now on file at FSF
Date: Sat, 02 Sep 2017 15:24:17 +0300

unblock 24655 by 19479

> From: Glenn Morris <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2015 16:09:57 -0500
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> I am not a lawyer (AFAIK, neither is anyone else on this list) and
> have no interest in discussing why these things are different.
> They just are.
> I said the first time we went through this that it was my
> understanding that disclaimers worked this way. I said it again here:
> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2015-01/msg00198.html
> I have now had this confirmed by address@hidden
> If you (the generic you) want to contribute to Emacs, there is a
> well-defined, simple procedure that hundreds of people have followed
> with no problem.
> If you don't want to follow the procedure, then fine, that's your
> prerogative. Then you can't contribute.
> But please don't start arguing with us about what the procedure is, or
> should be, or what you think a judge might say, or why you need to be an
> exception. We don't set the rules here at Emacs, and it just isn't a
> productive use of anyone's time.

Two and a half years later, with no one complaining about this, it
doesn't sound right for this issue to block the release of Emacs 26.1.

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