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Re: Emacs CLA requirement

From: Philip Kaludercic
Subject: Re: Emacs CLA requirement
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 12:55:00 +0000

Andrei Kuznetsov <r12451428287@163.com> writes:

> Philip Kaludercic <philipk@posteo.net> writes:
>> But isn't the issue, that previous releases have still been released
>> under the old GPL version? Apple continues distributing GPLv2 software
>> even though the newer versions have had their versions updated.
> That's true, but I don't understand how it would be any better if the
> FSF cannot relicense Emacs at all (which is likely to be the case if
> Emacs drops the CLA requirement)

You're right, it wouldn't be better but I don't see how it would be
worse either. My point was that this is just not a particularly
convincing argument.

        Philip K.

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