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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] fork with better wording, perha

From: John Sullivan
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] fork with better wording, perhaps ?
Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2014 12:17:15 -0400
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Riley Baird <address@hidden> writes:

>> In that case, "permissive" licenses also include restrictions -- but
>> they are not described as such.
> The page for the MIT license actually does list the
> requirement to keep a copy of the license and all copyright notices as a
> restriction.

Yes, it does, using softer language. This same mode of language should
be used in the GPL description. Rather than "requires" and "further


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