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Re: Release status 1.6.1 (2002-05-16)

From: Marius Vollmer
Subject: Re: Release status 1.6.1 (2002-05-16)
Date: 28 May 2002 19:45:33 +0200
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Rob Browning <address@hidden> writes:

> Given this approach, we'd still have COPYING as is, but we'd also have
> LICENSE which I presume would contain something like this:
>   Unless otherwise noted, all files in Guile are covered under the
>   terms of the GPL as described in COPYING, but with the following
>   additional exception: ...
>   Files in Guile covered by other licenses:
>     ./guile-readline/* -- covered under the GPL, see COPYING.
> etc.

Yes, that's how I interpret this as well.

> This approach seems OK to me.  How does everyone else feel about it?

It is basically what Neil proposed, only with LICENSE instead of
COPYING-GUILE.  Since "LICENSE" could be a standard file in the
future, present in many packages, while COPYING-GUILE can not (because
of the -GUILE suffix which is package specific), I'd say let's go with

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