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Re: Drop the Copyright Assignment requirement for Emacs

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Drop the Copyright Assignment requirement for Emacs
Date: Thu, 14 May 2020 01:14:29 -0400

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  > Publishing a better "getting started" guide would go against our 
  > "principles"?

That depends on what would be "better" about the proposed "better" guide.

If it teaches the same things and is better inthe manner of teaching
them, I think we would embrace it.

But if the "improvement" consists of recommending things that go
against our principles, then yes that guide would go against our

I think Eli has a feeling it would be the latter case.  But you
"restated" his position to leave that possibility out of it.
The effect is to criticize something that isn't what he said.

This does not contribute to a useful discussion.

Dr Richard Stallman
Chief GNUisance of the GNU Project (https://gnu.org)
Founder, Free Software Foundation (https://fsf.org)
Internet Hall-of-Famer (https://internethalloffame.org)

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