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Re: Loading a package applies automatically to future sessions?

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Loading a package applies automatically to future sessions?
Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2018 17:53:05 -0500

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  > > What if they can't? What if I don't have parents? What if I live in
  > > foster homes and my legal guardian is frequently changed? I don't see
  > > how a policy which prevents such people from contributing to the project
  > > is very helpful.

  > I doubt that under those conditions someone could legally
  > release one's code under any licence or into the public do-
  > main; i. e. "a policy" means "every policy" in that context.

I think you are right.  (Though I hesitate to say it is _impossible_;
there may be a legal avenue, but we'd need to ask a lawyer what it may

Our policy does not create the problem, but rather helps us avoid
being oblivious to it.)

Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation (https://gnu.org, https://fsf.org)
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